Just Another Politico On the Wall: A Brief Survey of World Leaders in Graffiti

Angela Merkel’s visit to Portugal in 2012 caused enough security concern to have the country’s airspace shut down for the day. This piece — painted in central Portugal days before Merkel’s visit — conveys the feeling that Merkel was playing Portuguese Prime Minister Passos Coelho, and Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas like puppets on a string.