Tom Paine skewers the essential irony of the situation.
There is no other explanation. 1964's laureate - who famously dreamed of men being judged by the content of their character not the colour of their skin - must be spinning in his grave. He wanted to eliminate discrimination, not reverse it
And as someone else observed...
"One does not applaud the tenor for clearing his throat"
La Marquise de Merteuil, 'Dangerous Liaisons'.