Bad guys don't wear hoodies. They wear black hats. Well, not really. They're both stereotypes

Bill Belichick wears a hoodie. Obi-Wan Kenobi wore a hoodie. Monks wear hoodies. Mother Teresa wore a hoodie (sort of). I wear a hoodie when I’m shoveling snow (remember when it snowed around here?).

None of of us ever snatched a purse, robbed a 7-Eleven or shot up a Wawa.

Which is why I applaud Bobby Rush, the congressman from Chicago’s South Side and the only politician to ever beat Barack Obama in an election, for wearing a hoodie in support of Trayvon Martin while speaking on the chamber floor today.

Granted, the Capitol Hill fashion police booted Rush from the speaking podium for not adhering to the dress code.

No matter. Message delivered.