Adam Klasfeld @KlasfeldReports Reporter, @CourthouseNews: NYC+Int’l. RTs=What's it to ya? adam[at]adamklasfeld[dot]com PGP Fingerprint: F427 EE3B 6F05 E5D5 785B 775B 2C74 683C 219D 91DC Jun. 19, 2019 1 min read

This is a thorny issue that boils down to the nature of objectivity:

Does it mean choosing the strongest, accurate phrase accepted by expert authorities—here, historians—even if that means using extremely charged language that upsets and offends good-faith critics?

Conversely, can using language that artificially anesthesizes the shock of the object that it describes through euphemism be truly called objective?

Euphemism isn’t objectivity; objectively means finding the strongest, most accurate language or it means nothing.

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