Plenty is doing.
"Although words with affective connotations are vigorously eschewed by those concerned with the development of a scientific language, such words seem to be part and parcel of the ordinary language system employed by people to describe other people."
Disclaimer: this quote appears here only to spark discussion. It is not endorsed one way or the other. Make up your own mind. Or just refresh the page for another viewpoint. From a collection assembled by the late Chris Brand.