The wart: Some kind of sinful virus that creates disgusting cauliflower like protrusions on the skin. Hideous for sure, but upon closer inspection, perhaps an accurate reflection of the human condition.
The work of art, that is the human body, is disgustingly defaced by the bubbling mass of hate known as the wart. To be human is to live in a constant act of miraculous beauty, as well as being inflicted by the cunning and evil wart.
Now look to Elaine. For she is the model of this human embodiment of beauty and corruption in one. All in hand puppet.