Blog: Analytical Techniques: Don't Overreact to Single Data Points - 2018-02-07
Last Thursday, the Los Angeles Times ran an op-ed piece by Scientology leader Miscavige's consigliere, tax lawyer Monique ("Blinky") Yingling. In it, she rebuts a Times op-ed piece that ran back in November that made a case for revoking Scientology's tax exemption.
We analyze this message — the content, the timing, the larger context of interest in the tax exemption, and we make an emotionally unsatisfying but intellectually honest decision in processing it.
Step 1: Analyze the Content