I had no idea who Rachel Maddow was, had never heard of her, until she became host of a program at MSNBC. People seem to like her and here is perhaps why:
I have noticed that people today say "human trafficking" instead of "slavery". This doesn't mean we live in a world without slavery.
I've had enough of Rovian double-speak, of overly-euphemistic jargon, and of neo-objectiveness in journalism. When a person makes statements that are demonstrably false without retraction upon confrontation, then that person is a liar telling lies.
I like Ms. Maddow for having the resolve to call a lie a lie. Perhaps she is one to watch?