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So if you’re a left-leaning politician who throws a leg over a rig, you’re setting yourself up as a weakling, or a hypocrite, or a reckless fool.

In the local TV interview he did, Thomas juxtaposed McCarthy directly with another central California Republican in the House, David Valadao, as “hypocrites and heroes.”

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We all know that Republicans are indeed hypocrites when it comes to debt and deficits.

Democrats have accused Republicans of being hypocrites, because of their refusal in 2016 to consider then-President Barack Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland.

There’s even less reason for LGBTQ voters to support him, no matter what the hypocrites at Log Cabin tell you.

Does wildlife campaigner Prince Charles's hunting habit make him a hypocrite?

Arkansas Congressman Tom Cotton is a dangerous man and a hypocrite.

Eric Cantor was a noxious, cookie-cutter, U.S. Chamber, GOP hypocrite.

Therefore, if a liberal makes too much money advocating on behalf of the poor, she or he becomes a hypocrite.

Your criticism of me as a hypocrite is lame, weak and not really thought out.

The true man stands out in his native dignity and the gilding is rubbed off the hypocrite.

Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thy own eye, and then shalt thou see to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.

But while she cared little for his adulations, she did not because of them consider him a scoundrel, nor necessarily a hypocrite.

Three shall not enter Paradise—the scoffer, the hypocrite, and the slanderer.

But in the priestly city, where education consists in being taught to play the hypocrite and to lie, traitors abound.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hypocrite, such as: bigot, charlatan, crook, impostor, phony, and trickster.

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