Carnival isn't all Brazil, you know.
My mother's homeland does carnival, and how, but it's a little different. Instead of the sensuous, they go for the humourous.
Here is a Köln carnival float showing President George W. Bush and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, leader of the latest Axis of Evil.
Only the carnavalescos of Germany have riffed on the word, by translating it as the Achsel des Bösen:
Armitpit of Evil
ADDENDUM: Some more funny Cologne Carnival 2007 photos of floats.
Jew and Arab -- Can't we all just get along, as Rodney King once said?
Duck!! It's Hamas, Liebling!
And just to show you it's not all Islamofascist-centric, here are Nicolas Sarkozy and Segolene Royale as battling cocks for the upcoming France Presidential election this April.