Yeah, this is one case where going self-demonstrating all the way will be self-defeating. But the main trouble with the article is that it's boring.
That said, weasel words are all about the usage. Some (a favourite weasel word!) words can act as both a weasel word or not, depending on context.
We must approach this problem in an appropriate
manner (weasel usage, gives no hint on what is considered appropriate)
The appropriate way to fix this trope is via the Trope Repair Shop.