Personally I think it's a damn good solution.
It's a practical solution. The guy who wrote the blurb thought it was outrageous that reality exists; in fact, having someone radically bigger or smaller than the norm is going to present problems at a job. Might as well group 'em and let them have something they can do for a living.
We can't fix that they're dwarves (unless we shoot them). We should move forward instead of obsessing about how awful, emo, etc. that is.