a not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness
an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine a disingenuous excuse
Robert Gates in Wall Street Journal Any speculation in the region about the United States losing interest in Asia strikes me as either preposterous, or disingenuous, or both,Mr. Gates said, noting that he had served under seven US presidents.
Frances Fragos Townsend in 940 News Fran Townsend, former head of the White House-based counterterrorism office, told CNN that "for him to do this now strikes me as self-serving, disingenuous and unprofessional."
George Tenet in USA Today I was a talking point - 'Look at the idiot (who) told us to go to war.' Well, let's not be so disingenuous,Tenet says.