crocodile tears

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a hypocritical display of sorrow

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The PDP and indeed all well-meaning Nigerians are appalled by the crocodile tears being shed by the incompetent and deceptive APC-Federal Government instead of scaling up actions on the matter.
Even when he was emotional I felt they were crocodile tears
We humbly want to say that shedding crocodile tears will not return Rohith Vemula or do justice to the situation arising out of the suicide of the dalit scholar in Hyderabad University," party's chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala told reporters.
The APHC Chairman in a media interview in Srinagar said that pro-India leaders particularly the puppet Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, Peoples Democratic Party patron, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, and Congress Chief in the occupied territory, Professor Saifuddin Soz, should shun chest-beating and shedding crocodile tears over innocent killings.
Catching A Killer: Crocodile Tears C4, 10pm Docu about how a press conference during an investigation is often the moment murderers reveal themselves.
The crocodile tears of ministers did not disguise their culpability and they are brazen enough to seek credit for the philanthropic initiative that may yet underpin the future of arts in the city.
With such political moves, no one serious in the EU and NATO would believe the crocodile tears of Macedonia, namely that we are seriously trying to get a membership and only the injustice is the one holding us outside and preventing us from attaining our goal, Jovanovska concludes.
But don't play us for fools with the badge -k issing bull*** and the crocodile tears.
Next time the TOWIE lot start crying crocodile tears, they'd do well to follow Elizabeth's lead and just get on with it.
I felt (the baby) move the other day for the first time and I had big crocodile tears.
Don't let her manipulate you with her crocodile tears, her
While council workers are being thrown on the scrapheap accompanied by the usual smug, self-worshipping crocodile tears that are the stock-in trade of this arrogant left-wing Labour monopoly, could we make a few redundancies among councillors'' ranks?
LAHORE, January 07, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Punjab law minister Rana Sana Ullah had said those who were shedding crocodile tears should tell as to why they had left Suleman Taseer alone.
Crocodile Tears was simultaneously released by Walker Books in November 09 as a hardback book, an e-book and an iPhone application.
While the rest were wailing and weeping crocodile tears, Keane was the only man in the game to tell the Irish to buck up their ideas and stop whingeing about Thierry Henry's handball.