"This is a travesty.
“More than 100 murders is a travesty for us.
We have to stop letting this president turn our faith into a travesty.
Richard: Some worthy candidates but it would have been a complete travesty if Lewis hadn’t won.
"This is a travesty.
This bill is a travesty and must be stopped."
Francine stares at the pictures on the bookcase, ignoring the travesty taking place right now in the top of the eighth.
"What the prior District Attorney and his chief of staff did to these defendants and to the women involved in this case is a travesty."
"That's the travesty of this situation, that the government needs to protect frontline health workers and in return they will give 100%.
“We have a strong appeal and I look forward to the opportunity to brief the appellate court on this obvious travesty of justice,” he wrote.
Carl Icahn, an activist investor, stepped up his attack on Occidental’s offer to take over a rival oil company, Anadarko, calling it a “travesty”.
“It would be a travesty,” the writer declared, to let “the ill-informed propaganda of a few NGOs” interfere with private sector involvement in the water business.
"$1 billion for 37 miles of wall is a travesty and it must be investigated and audited immediately," Scott Amey of the Project on Government Oversight, told the Beast.
It is a travesty that Stone — who was plainly guilty of serious crimes, who snubbed his nose repeatedly at the justice system, who continues to challenge his convictions — is now a free man.
About a 2011 decision ordering California to ease prison overcrowding: It affirmed “the most radical injunction issued by a court in our nation’s history” and was itself “a judicial travesty.”
“It would be a complete moral travesty if in two years time you’re reporting on the case of an NHS worker who couldn’t get access to care, someone who has been damaged by saving lives,” says Greenberg.
The poetry list features works by Natalie Diaz and Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, whose “Travesty Generator” features elegies to such victims of vigilante and police violence as Emmett Till, Eric Garner and Trayvon Martin.
"The oath that I took this past Sunday to defend and support the Constitution makes it necessary for me to object to this travesty," said newly elected Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, who had recently made headlines for insisting that she would carry a handgun with her in Congress.
The frequent judicial head-chopping of Saudi prisoners after travesty trials, then the chopped-up remains of an executed Saudi journalist and now the decaying Sudanese corpses sloshing along the longest river in Africa – along with the Saudi-Emirati assault on Yemen and the subsequent slaughter – possess a kind of gruesome familiarity.
Her incarceration has been widely condemned as “a travesty of justice”, but the British government’s handling of her case became hugely controversial in November 2017 when the then foreign secretary Boris Johnson accidentally and wholly erroneously bolstered the Iranians by saying the dual-national had been teaching journalists in Iran.
- a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
- make a travesty of
- a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
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Her incarceration has been widely condemned as a travesty of justice but the British governments handling of her case became hugely controversial in November 2017 when the then foreign secretary Boris Johnson accidentally and wholly erroneously bolstered the Iranians by saying the dual-national had been teaching journalists in Iran