“What you have done is very damaging. I demand an explanation. Your attempts to shift the responsibility over to me and to cop out are clear to everyone.”
“Sure, call it a cop out if that’ll end this conversation.”
“Let’s call it something else then. Call it whatever you want. I will still insist on some answers.”
The offender evades responsibility for his malicious behavior by diverting attention over to his victim’s description of it.