18/01/2012 08:10 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

The Many (Hilarious) Faces Of Miss America

The many (hilarious) faces of Miss America Photos: Wenn

Miss America pageants can be a hard thing to wrap your head around. The apparent lack of irony or cynicism, the perfect teeth, the fascination with world peace, the incredibly outdated swimsuit section, the living Barbie-ness of it all...

BUT it does make for some hilarious photos in the manner of Hole's Celebrity Skin album cover: