"There! You see!" said the Ape. "It's all arranged. And for all your own good. We'll be able, with the money you earn, to make Narnia a country worth living in. There'll be oranges and bananas pouring in-and roads and big cities and schools and offices and whips and muzzles and saddles and cages and kennels and prisons-Oh, everything."
In The Last Battle, by C.S. Lewis, an ape poses as an imposter trying to convince the people that what is wrong is right. He sounds like a leader I know of today who poses lies as truth.
Sometimes, fantasy isn't that far from reality.