Italian craftsman makes political themed nativity figures

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by WHAS11

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Posted on November 8, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 8 at 7:32 PM

(WHAS11) -- Two days after the re-election of President Barack Obama his victory has been immortalized in a unique way.

A craftsman in Naples, Italy has created a nativity figurine of the re-elected president, complete with a crown while Mitt Romney has been modeled with huge tears rolling down his cheeks.

The Obama and Romney statuettes are the latest in a long line of modern nativity dolls, which have become part of Naples' Christmas tradition.

New models of celebrities and politicians are placed alongside the more traditional figures in nativity scenes every year. Click on the video player above to see what they look like.
 

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