So needless to say I'm not very interested in American conservativism, whatever that is, and certainly not in its F-list, tertiary scribblers, but this whole John Derbyshire thing is worth commenting on, if briefly. I propose to you that John Derbyshire's actual crime in writing this terrifically dumb column was that it exposed what many white people actually think. Lock your doors when you drive through this neighborhood. Why do they wear their pants like that? Cross the street. Like, um, I do not think Derbyshire is uniquely or extraordinarily racist; rather, I think he is rather, well, ordinarily racist.