That phrase summed up most of discussions in this thread and in most others on medium.
Affirmative action is never rejected, however, because it is evaluated “in terms of its rationales and goals rather than its actual consequences.”
So many people here — liberals and not — get bend out of shape talking about goals of something, instead of actually looking what happens. Actual results.
I am sure Gulags and Cambodia cleanses, had some nice formulated goals too.