"Dadaanan Ng Pison O Babagsakan"

Robert Farago
by Robert Farago

Translation: they will be crushed with a steam-roller. Derivation: Philippine Presidential Management Staff chief Cerge Remonde. Origination: Phillipine Inquirer. Explanation: The Philippine government has a problem with high end automotive smuggling. Previously, the police would auction off confiscated vehicles. At which point the smugglers would repurchase them and sell the newly cooled loot to their customers. After consulting with her new Presidential Anti-Smuggling Task Force, President Arroyo has ordered that five such cars be crushed, on TV, in front of her very eyes. We're talking about a Bimmer, Ferrari (another cursed Enzo?), Lamborghini, Porsche Carrera and Cayenne. The head of the Force, Antonio “Bebot” Villar, said his team might flatten 15 more cars at the same time. No date has been set, but here's hoping YouTube's servers can cope.

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  • 68stang 68stang on Aug 13, 2007

    I'll wear my 'Save the Enzos' shirt with pride today. Hang in there guys!

  • Rpn453 Rpn453 on Aug 13, 2007

    Ridiculous. They should keep selling them at auctions. Who cares who ends up with them as long as the original criminals are prosecuted? If they want to curb the problem, increase the penalties. If they catch bank robbers with gold and money, do they burn the money and dump the gold in the ocean?