New York Times Ethicist Legitimizes Churning?

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  1. schnitzel
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    What's the big deal? -- anyone who has taken Marketing 101 knows that not every customer who comes in your store as a result of an ad or promo will buy something or be back.

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    Glad they used retail cards as an example and not airline cards!
     
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    Yes. But I'm extrapolating approval to use airline credit cards in this same way.;)
     
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    Given the example of the "Tax Cheat", I would not extrapolate any ideas from this ethicist.
     
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    That was an interesting one. I think my answer would have been "Sucks to be you, buddy".
     
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    I see these as somewhat different issues. I would not extrapolate from store cards to the churning of credit cards for miles and points.
     
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