The media are generous with claims that new findings “shed light” on evolution.
He concludes that “evolutionary ‘just so’ stories” are examples of “wishful thinking starved of molecular details.”
This is the refrain of the book: “It is all or death!” “All or nothing!” Half-solutions are no solutions at all.
They reason backwards: Birds evolved, therefore some poorly understood mindless processes must have driven them to evolve.
Watch how easy it is to tell a Darwinian story. If something exists and looks advantageous, it evolved.