The big religion news yesterday was of a 7-year-old Salt Lake City boy who stole his parents car and went joyriding in an attempt to avoid going to church. You can see the ordeal in the above video, which for some reason has no audio. Mollie at GetReligion wrote that she was going to pan the video as overplayed by the media—until she watched it.
“The end,” she wrote, “is comedy gold.”
So is the last line in this Salt Lake Tribune brief about the not-so-high-speed chase:
No charges were filed because the boy is too young to prosecute
Gold, Jerry. Gold.
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