Analysis of cold hard statistical data can be incredibly valuable if the models are applicable, meaningful and reflect reality. Right now however, they appear to be saying that the sky is pink and trees are made of cotton candy - and nobody has thought to poke their head out of a window and take a look.
The buffs to focus/rage were a big eye-opener that all was not well with their use of data.
oooh! I just saw WRECK-IT RALPH