|Stonewalling is a tactic commonly used by bullies wanting to control, humiliate, and frustrate a target who attempts to resolve a conflict through reasonable discussion or negotiation. Accusations of mental deficiency, harassment, and even bullying, are other typical methods of asserting dominance, intimidating the target, and discouraging objections to the abuse from both victim and bystanders. To the insightful observer, these behaviors reveal the bully’s true motivations.|
Also possibly of interest:
The serial Church bully…..sounds a lot like this.
Sociopaths Recruit Minions PsychopathResistance.com
Bullied to Death PsychopathResistance.com