- On Saturday, a giant float depicting American President Donald Trump made its debut at the Viareggio Carnevale in Italy.
- The float, titled “The Master-Drone” by Fabrizio Galli combined Trumpian iconography, including a Twitter sword, with armor from the Warhammer 40,000 miniature wargame, according to information from the festival’s website.
- Explaining the connection, a statement on the website said, “The parallelism with the dominant character of Warhammer 40K has never been more fitting, except that this is not a futuristic three-dimensional tabletop wargame but pure reality.”
- The float included multiple moving parts, and featured Trump’s head adorned with laurels, a sharp claw, and a Twitter sword that was inscribed with the words “Dazi Vostri,” or “your duties.”
- The Viareggio Carnevale dates back to 1873, and frequently includes political statements.
- Trump has been a frequent subject in the parade since his election. See more below.