"In some ways the 'South Park' threats were probably the least significant of the things that were happening" with Revolution Muslim, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Gordon Kromberg, who prosecuted the case.
Chesser and Morton are among several so-called "homegrown terrorists" who have been prosecuted locally and across the nation. Brenda Heck, special agent in charge of the counterterrorism unit at the FBI's Washington field office, said investigating sites like Revolution Muslim will remain a priority for the bureau because of the threat they pose in potentially radicalizing U.S. Muslims and inspiring them to commit acts of violence.
A spokeswoman at Comedy Central declined comment on the guilty plea Thursday.
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