Looks like we have a little revisionist history going on here.
It is only one small word. Five tiny characters – “among”. But man, does it change the meaning of the sentence. Read the article for some examples of masterful backpedaling.
I am not an expert by any stretch of the imagination, but there are just too many convenient “revelations” that take place at the most opportune times – like the drinking of Coke or the blessing of African-American Bishops.