Asking what color a person thinks his or her mixed-race-parented baby might be is not racist.

What, you ask? Even Ben Shapiro thinks that’s racist!

Well, Ben’s as fallible as anyone.

Sure, speculation on skin color may be about a racial marker. But one marker does not an ism make. Switch markers. Is it racist to speculate if your baby will be a redhead? No, it is not.

Such speculations may be engaged in by racists, but they are not necessarily racist. They may be indelicate. Sure. But who should care about such speculations? Many or most are innocent. To get worked up over it all?

That may be racist.