were in the newsletter, not the article? In most of the newsletters I get, the takeaway is designed to grab your attention and get you to click the link; its relationship to actual content is usually tenuous.
If Chris wrote it, he was expressing his opinion, as you have just done. There are quite a few opinions posted on TR with which I disagree; some of them expressed offensively. They're all still there.
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