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Here's Herman Cain Wearing the Emperor's New Clothes

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 6, 2011 3:50PM

Cardboard pizza king Herman Cain may have suspended his presidential campaign amidst mounting allegations he liked to tomcat around, but that doesn't mean he isn't subject to parody in the form of street art.

Noted Chicago street artist Ray Noland, aka CRO, whose stencils of Moammar Gadhafi have popped up in Chicago and Washington, DC, decided to immortalize Cain along lower Michigan Avenue in his trademark wide-brimmed hat, glasses and a strategically placed pizza carton.

This isn't CRO's first attempt to parody a presidential candidate. His recent "Let Them Eat CRO" exhibit, part of Chicago Artists Month, is supposed to be a touring art campaign "powered by iconic images depicting the state of American politics."

"Let Them Eat CRO" Kickstarter video from CRO on Vimeo.