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If presidents are often thought of as figureheads for a political party, video game presidents are stand-ins for many different functions.
THE BEST PRESIDENTS IN VIDEO GAMESGENE PARKJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Fox News host Tucker Carlson, whose fears of change include a dystopian Starbucks-drinking future, is the chief figurehead of the Say Anything style.
FORK IN THE ROAD: WHERE WILL THE GOP TURN?NICK FOURIEZOSJANUARY 10, 2021OZY
He quickly realized he was more of a figurehead, he said, than someone who had significant control over the chain.
PROFIT AND PAIN: HOW CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST NURSING HOME CHAIN AMASSED MILLIONS AS SCRUTINY MOUNTEDDEBBIE CENZIPER, JOEL JACOBS, ALICE CRITES, WILL ENGLUNDDECEMBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Not only is the highly esteemed Berners-Lee the figurehead for Inrupt, but the company also has cybersecurity guru Bruce Schneier as its chief of security architecture.
WEB INVENTOR TIM BERNERS-LEE’S SOLID DATA-PRIVACY PROJECT ENTERS THE REAL WORLDDAVID MEYERNOVEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
It’s not even so much policy-based, I just think politics has become so much of a machine — and I like having the feeling that one person can ultimately make the decision, that he is not just the figurehead and the machine is running everything.
UNDECIDED, WITH JUST A WEEK TO GONICK FOURIEZOSOCTOBER 27, 2020OZY
The statues here, and the lions before the Prince of Orange's palace, would disgrace almost the figurehead of a ship.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Without power or privileges, she was a mere figurehead—a good mother looking after her family.
WOMEN OF MODERN FRANCEHUGO P. THIEME
The Speaking Oak then bade him cut off one of its great limbs, and carve from it a figurehead for his ship.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Would people really prefer a figurehead and a symbol of undisputed authority?
WITH A VENGEANCEJ. B. WOODLEY
Walking steadily, but with a face set as the figurehead on one of his own ships, the captain went to answer the knock.
CY WHITTAKER'S PLACEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN

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