I discussed this in this post.
Problem #1: apparently the brakes were smoking and virtually aflame. The driver had applied the brakes and the engine simply overpowered them; this is the first time I have ever heard of this sort of thing happening.
Problem #2, and this is a biggie: the vehicle could not be shifted out of drive while it was moving.
That is a bad, bad, idea, Toyota.
Problem #3: the vehicle had a keyless ignition and could not be shut off.
That is also a bad, bad idea.
So: from here it looks like the crash occurred because the vehicle would not let the driver act to prevent the runaway condition.
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So Hollywood liberals are outraged that an alleged rapist has been arrested for raping a 13-year-old girl. They think Roman Polanski should be given a pass for raping a girl.
I am not surprised by this. Eve Ensler thinks pedophilic date-rape is okay when a lesbian does it, if The Vagina Monologues is any guide.
Michelle Malkin on the issue.
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Very important bit on racism from Mark Steyn. "If you want to win [elections], look at whom the Democrats and their media chums are so frantic to destroy: That's the better guide to what they're really worried about."
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As for me, I'm still massively depressed.