“A hoodie … is what’s worn by a whole lot of thugs. Look in the newspapers, online or on television: you see a lot of guys in the mugshots wearing hoodies.”–Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen, defending racial profiling
Listen up, you teenaged nudniks
Here’s advice worth knowin’
Don’t go out looking like a hoodnik.
Dress like Richard Cohen.
Buy a suit and walk around with
Briefcases and books.
The Brother that you should be down with
Is the Brother known as Brooks
All you dumb misunderstoodniks
Who never wear a tie
Looking like some no-damn-goodniks:
It’s your fault if you die.