1. a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, esp. a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.
when they say one thing and do another
Well it's either scapegoat..or transference, in the first case, its basically blaming someone, for trouble or problems, already existing, and creating a beating board (scapegoat) out of someone innocent, and in the case of transference, its one person, who has issues, seeing those issues in another, where they do not exist, someone that sees liars all too often everywhere,are one themselves, so they think everyone else is....thats just an example...so those two might be what you are referring to.
Scapegoating - The practice of singling out one employee, or member of a group of peers for unmerited negative treatment or blame. Related concepts include fr
A Coward, not accepting you are ever a fault for any of the decisions in life that you make yourself, makes you a coward and can only ever hurt the people you love because if you are never at fault, then they must be. And thats a load of crap !
a complete fraud, maybe?
A victim. A person who can't take responsibility for their own actions.
The scapegoat is what is blamed, but the person who does the blaming? hmmmm ... how about "personallity disordered"?
Hammerhead hit the nail on the head with that one...leader of the free world and most likey to give give blame to why nothing is working...the choosen one, Blame stresses censure or punishment for a lapse or misdeed for which one is held accountable:Blaming others can lead to a "kick-the-dog effect" where individuals in a hierarchy blame their immediate subordinate, and this propagates down the hierarchy until the lowest rung (the "dog"). A 2009 experimental study has shown that blaming can be contagious even for uninvolved onlookers....MANIPULATOR... To influence or manipulate persons or things secretly to one’s own advantage; used especially in reference to political maneuvering;
I learned in school that this is a symptom of Borderline Personality Disorder, but i don't think that there is a specific word that is used for this type of person. If there is, please let me know.
a scapegoat creator?
a dumb ***
Oppositional Defiant Disorder...???????