How Hollywood Makes Killing Countrymen Cool

America’s Most Beloved Terrorists

The hateful, self-loathing and oft-incorrect Sarah Palin and her wild ranting about Barack Obama‘s “terrorist connections” got our colleague Cord Jefferson thinking about pop culture, language and an easily manipulated public.

Thus, Cord decided to highlight this phenomenon with a non-comprehensive list of the American public’s most favorite terrorists. You’ll notice that many of the people after the jump have been described as “freedom fighters” (what a cute little shift in terms) by the men portraying them, all of whom are handsome and white.