And even though CT is a first rate trainer, it doesn't mean he's the be-all-end-all on all things nutrition and exercise. Same goes for every other trainer or nutritionist/dietitian.
What if YOU do just fine - or EXCELLENT - with grain intake. What if you can maintain great body composition with grain intake. He writes an article for THOUSANDS of people to read, and he's going by GENERAL rules based on what he's seen work for MANY or MOST people, not individual cases that can only be addressed in personal training sessions and nutrition consultations. And every author will tell you the same thing - GENERAL articles for the GENERAL population, not individual articles geared towards every individual T-mag poster.
There are also nutritionists who put most of their clients on high carb diets (eg, Chris Aceto) and high fat diets (eg, Dave Palumbo).
Eventually all of us have to try some things and figure out what works for us.
And for the thousands time (yeah, sort of being a dick here): I just don't get why nearly everyone on here has to seek approval before trying some things. Why not get into a friggin' gym or kitchen, start working out and preparing some meals, and see what the heck happens in one month. If it doesn't work, make some changes or adjustments. If it does work, continue.