The Republican primary race is not chaos, or a clown show, or a travesty of the political process.
He is the Zelig from hell, a Francostein monster, a send-up of democracy and a travesty of meritocracy.
It was a travesty and, as Rushdie himself put it, a “farce.”
This whole political hubbub has been a travesty and an outrage.
To connoisseurs of smoked fish such confusion would be a travesty.
Post communist societies are sick and their institutions are a travesty.
It long ago learned that marriage is a travesty and our marriage a nightmare.
Though the proceedings had been a travesty of justice, they had been invested hitherto with a scenic stateliness.
A piquant witticism is not an expression of all this, but simply a travesty.
The composition seems to be intended as a satire on the monks, and in particular as a travesty of medieval hagiology.
1670s, from adjective meaning "dressed so as to be made ridiculous, parodied, burlesqued" (c.1660s), from French travesti "dressed in disguise," past participle of travestir "to disguise" (1590s), from Italian travestire "to disguise," from Latin trans- "over" (see trans-) + vestire "to clothe" (see wear (v.)).