euphemism

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Fortunately for the nation's spiritual health and safety, Washington abounds with euphemists (journalists as well as politicians and academic experts) as blessed as President Clinton with the talent for bleaching and softening the meaning of words.
I believe I already knew what the euphemists were trying to tell me, viz.
And the evidence is that the Administration has put some of its most mettlesome euphemists and obfuscators on the Guatemala desk.