A.V. Club

Great Job, Internet!: Clinton and Trump make an even more unsettling Harley Quinn and Joker

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are like the Patrick Star and SpongeBob SquarePants of presidential politics. No, they’re more like the Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar of politics. Or maybe they’re the Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of politics. In truth, they’re all these things and more in Trump X Hillary: I Love To Hate You, a half-delightful, half-disturbing series of images by Brazilian artist and graphic designer Butcher Billy, who defines himself as “a pop culture mean butcher.” The project consists of a series of diptychs, each one presenting the candidates as different pop culture characters whose relationship is defined by a potent mixture of affection and enmity. Here they are, for instance, as the Red Queen and the Mad Hatter from Tim Burton’s 2010 film Alice In Wonderland. Trump seems to be in a puckish mood, enjoying the irritation he is causing Clinton.

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