did you note his number? - might be worth mentioning to someone higher up the feeding chain - just to give him a reminder about equality act etc.
Maybe I have the opposite take on this to you? I set out too late on the ride, didnt realise the nights are fair drawin' in. He said the wrong thing, but I'm pretty certain without intended malice. We both agreed that mistakes happen and went happily on our way. Victory for commonsense.