Did Linus protect the Linux Foundation from the Social Justice Warriors?

The recent news that the Linux Foundation had changed its policy on community representation caught many people by surprise. Most of the first reactions seemed assume that it was done to somehow promote corporate interests over community interests.

But is that really why the policy was changed? Or was it done to avoid an influx of Social Justice Warriors?

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