OK, I had to read Taubes' article just to see how Bing Crosby fits into to it.
“Bing Crosby epidemiology” – i.e., “accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative.” In short, it’s cherry picking, and it’s how a lawyer builds an argument but not how a scientist works to establish reliable knowledge"
and a bit further down...
They are literally saying (not figuratively, literally) that vegetable oils — soy, canola, etc — are as beneficial as statins and so we should all consume them.
Which, may be true if you subscribe to the theory that statins are worse than nothing for most people.