scapegoatism

scapegoatism

(ˈskeɪpˌɡəʊtˌɪzəm)
n
the practice of scapegoating or blaming a scapegoat
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She got support from parliamentarians in Europe as well as other rights activists in the west, although her continued detention reeked of a lingering scapegoatism that seeks to lay blame on the past administration, and is widely seen as old politicos back in power just trying to return a favor, and not just Duterte but others whose lives she might have made difficult.
This thinking reflects an attitude of scapegoatism in which one doesn't want to take responsibility for his actions, according to Ang.
An example is the need for any system of governance in Cyprus to tackle our cultural idiosyncrasies that include: cronyism, tokenism, short-termism, populism, scapegoatism, clientsim and tribalism.
Interestingly, the book's cover probably exacerbates the very issue of scapegoatism that Bell tries to defuse.
This blatantly obvious case of scapegoatism has cost our community dearly.
Scapegoatism, excuses and deflectionary tactics are just three of the barbs aimed at Houllier.
Her publications include Viewing Europe from the Outside: Cultural Encounters and Critiques in the Eighteenth-Century Pseudo-Oriental Travelogue and the Nineteenth-Century `Voyage en Orient' (Peter Lang, 1997), "Secularism, Satire, and Scapegoatism in Chateaubriand's Itineraire de Paris d Jerusalem" in Historicizing Christian Encounters with the Other (Macmillan, 1998), "Exile, Existentialism, and Identity in Emily Nasrallah's Flight Against Time (forthcoming in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction), and articles on travel and travel writers in the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
If people can say what they like, you are probably always going to get, but more so in a certain climate, the slurring sometimes of people/groups who don't deserve it (this is due to the spread of intolerance and rough justice, scapegoatism etc), but if the slurring itself can have its critics we all might learn something.
Alone among the Republicans, Pat Buchanan has diagnosed the problem, but his remedies of isolationism, protectionism, racism, and scapegoatism are even more poisonous than the Contract With America.