An interesting anecdote.
Excerpt, emphasis added:
...as a teenager, some time around 1992 or 1993, I heard a radio ‘news’ report announce that researchers believed that blonds would vanish in the next hundred years (might have been two hundred). My first reaction – brace yourselves – was to think good riddance to the hateful bastards.
Oh yes, he does then say that "mere moments" later he had a change of heart. But it's the initial "gut" reaction that says more about a person's true motivations.