Stonewalling--Another favorite in their bag of tricks. This. like other abusive things they do, start out very vague...it feels wrong in your gut but you can't quite pinpoint it. Trust that feeling! Because usually by the time your mind figures things out, chances are there has already been too much brainwashing done. Which makes it hard to see anything clearly and harder to break away.
This is a perfect and almost exact description of two sociopaths I was unfortunate enough to have known. One even went so far as to change his name. These are the types of individuals who become involved in gang-stalking and strategically destroying other human beings. Not surprisingly, these traits are common in both politicians and murderers. This is how they operate...