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Doublethink

A political term referring to the act of willingly believing two contradictory statements. For example, doublethink may involve trusting the government when one's preferred party is in power and never trusting it when the preferred party is not in power. The term is strongly associated with government propaganda. See also: Doublespeak.
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"You have to double think this situation," she says.
It is astounding that such an absurd double think continues to be tolerated by Western states.
It takes a special type of double think to spout racist abuse when the likes of Yakubu, Boateng and Hasselbaink are wearing your shirt.
Victoria persuaded him to write to the Archbishop and that letter remains a prime example of double think, self delusion - or hypocrisy.
David Wilson is evidently a practitioner of what George Orwell called 'double think', that is, the practice of believing two mutually contradictory things at the same time.