03/30/2012 08:59 am ET

Deon Cole Talks The Great Trayvon Martin Hoodie Panic On 'Conan' (VIDEO)

Politicians this week have been attending hearings a little more dressed-down than usual, wearing hooded sweatshirts in support of Trayvon Martin, a Florida teen who was shot and killed in February.

But "Conan" writer Deon Cole feels like people may be missing the point. Sure, hoodies can be a political statement, but first and foremost they're snuggly pieces of clothing. So he pulled together some of the great hoodies throughout history to remind people to calm down and enjoy their sweatshirts.