Italian craftsman in Italy add political figures and celebrities to Nativity scenes that they produce.
Figurines of Mr Obama and his wife Michelle have become bestsellers, according to craftsmen in Naples.Just adding fuel to the fire - that Obama was not born in Hawaii, but in a manger.
The southern Italian city has a booming industry in producing the miniature statues and modern public figures are often added alongside Mary and Joseph.
Local market stalls also stock figurines of French first couple Nicholas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni and Italy's own Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
But outselling them all is the newly-elected American.