The Rose Monday parades in Germany and New Orleans' Mardi Gras parade last Thursday featured satirical floats, mocking subjects like U.S. President Donald Trump, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May and French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
The three leaders have risen to prominence through increasing populism and right-wing leanings in their respective countries. Floats at the parades also satirized Trump's alleged ties to Russia.
A float in Dusseldorf mocks the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union, a process that will be led by Prime Minister Theresa May. If elected, Marine Le Pen promises to hold a referendum over whether or not France should leave, too.
The carnival parading society Le Krewe d'Etat rolls its satirical float in New Orleans as part of the Mardi Gras celebrations.
Part of a parade in Mainz, Germany, this float depicts Donald Trump as an "elephant in the room," causing destruction on a table.
A Mardis Gras float pokes fun at Russians allegedly hacking the Democratic National Convention in order to get Trump elected.
A float in Dusseldorf features Trump, Le Pen and right-wing Dutch politician Geert Wilders alongside Adolf Hitler. Together, they are carrying a banner that reads, "Blond is the new brown."
Vladimir Putin's head hangs over a banner reading "MAKE RUSSIA GREAT AGAIN," a play on Trump's "Make America Great Again (MAGA)" campaign slogan.
A New Orleans float depicts a looming debt crisis in the U.S., with many of the government's "eggs" about to crack.