Comparing heads of state and/or public figures to animals is the main stay of satire and a tradition that is as old as consciousness itself. How many times was the latest iteration of Bush depicted as a chimp? How many times was blair depicted as a chimp?
Take your pick:
Looks to me like the uppity, fractious, irritable and petulant character of tin pot corrupt and presumably emerging African or Middle Eastern leaders is rubbing off on us more than our “enlightened” leaders are on them.
The search for a way to pick up a turd from the clean end intensifies.