You could predict how the review would be written — not only that it would be negative but the precise ways in which it would also be spurious.
Some of Darwin’s chief defenders believed in God or a “vital force” guiding evolution. But Darwin would have none of it.
The media are generous with claims that new findings “shed light” on evolution.
Clearly a naturalistic bias is at work here and imposes a limit on the spectrum of alternative explanations that is even considered to be permissible.
What if there is genuine directionality in mutation? An important paper addresses the subject.