First they came for the daewoos

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Last updated on August 9th, 2017 at 11:50 am

The weekend attack on a Sydney synagogue included an act of automotive jihad against a friend of this site, Rabbi Levi Bondar:

Rabbi Yoseph Wernick is actually my brother-in-law. The car that was smashed is a silver Daewoo Lanos, and it belongs to me. I just lent it to my brother-in-law about a week ago. I specifically avoided parking it in Paris last year, but …

The Lanos is an economical little vehicle. The brutes who attacked it must be opposed to the environment! I’ve advised the Rabbi to replace it with something sturdier.

Posted by Tim B. on 07/31/2006 at 10:37 AM
    1. I knowed that would happen when the Koreans beat our women at soccer.Were that why?

      Posted by crash on 2006 07 31 at 10:54 AM • permalink


    1. Lowesteem launches an attack on Michael Danby from his crikey foxhole.

      Posted by crash on 2006 07 31 at 11:12 AM • permalink


    1. Those little cars infuriate the Muslims, look what they did to those high mileage Peugots in France. It’s no wonder the LA Times cannot find a motive for the Muslim murderous attack on the women at the Seattle Jewish Federation. They all owned SUVs.

      Posted by stats on 2006 07 31 at 12:04 PM • permalink


    1. Bishop George Browning of the Anglican Church in Canberra said: “We are very disappointed with the Australian Government and also the Federal Opposition. An unequivocal call for a ceasefire has been needed for a number of days.”

      We (as in royal, the) are very disappointed with the Anglican Church and also Bishop Brown. An unequivocal call for growing a spine has been needed for a number of years.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2006 07 31 at 12:20 PM • permalink


    1. The brutes who attacked it must be opposed to the environment!

      Excellent application of Blair’s Law. Have you heard of it?

      Posted by GPE on 2006 07 31 at 03:36 PM • permalink


    1. “I’ve advised the Rabbi to replace it with something sturdier. “

      Can you see that rig with Stars of David festooned all over it?  That would be magnificent.

      Posted by Kimberly on 2006 07 31 at 04:49 PM • permalink


    1. I think an old Charger Hemi-6 in Fanta orange, with an Israeli flag on the roof would be just the thing; yeeeeehaaaaaa! I know the people who could do the job, just give me the car! A lot tougher than those new-fangled things, a lot thirstier for fuel, and the Dukes of Hazard overtones would be a lot of fun. If the Rabbi needs some street racing tips I can find some willing instructors.

      Posted by Wolfbane on 2006 07 31 at 05:12 PM • permalink


    1. #7 –

      It should have one of those sound systems that can rattle windows ten blocks away, too.

      Does Israel have a national anthem (besides Yalla Ya Nasrallah, that is)?

      Posted by Achillea on 2006 07 31 at 05:37 PM • permalink


    1. HaTikvah (The Hope) is Israel’s national anthem.  But Yalla Ya Nasrallah is more danceable.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2006 07 31 at 05:45 PM • permalink


    1. You could install the Parent/Guardian of all sound systems in the old Charger, as they are not already crammed full of electrical devices. There would be enough ‘doof doof’ to blow down a Sydney terrace house. Plus you you could put spotlights on the front with settings for safe, stun and kill.

      Posted by Wolfbane on 2006 07 31 at 06:22 PM • permalink


    1. Some of those low-rider hydraulic hopping things would be a nice touch, too.

      Posted by Achillea on 2006 07 31 at 06:44 PM • permalink


    1. Cool! I was about to say we should add a bull-bar as well, but that is my country heart coming out.

      Posted by Wolfbane on 2006 07 31 at 07:16 PM • permalink


    1. Why not a Merkava? Go cruisin’ Lakemba…

      Posted by MentalFloss on 2006 07 31 at 09:20 PM • permalink


    1. There will be a few Leopard AS1’s available in the next year or so.  Israel needs their Merkavas where they are at the moment.

      Posted by Razor on 2006 07 31 at 09:47 PM • permalink


    1. That’s one sweet rig,Tim. I’ve got wood!.

      Posted by Daniel San on 2006 08 01 at 03:07 AM • permalink


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