Oh, the things you stumble across on the Internets:
“Caganers: figurines of defecating world leaders in Catalan nativity scenes” is a photo essay of sorts on the Telegraph web site. And I swear I am not making this up:
The ‘caganer’ (literally ‘defecator’) is a feature of Catalan nativity scenes. The figure is usually tucked away in a corner of the model, far away from the manger itself, for children to find. The caganer represents fertility and equality.
Apparently, the caganer used to be depicted as a peasant, but they have come to be more commonly represented as politicians and famous people. So click on the above link to see a figurine of your favorite pooping world leader.