On a scale from doobie to laced with PCP......ahhhh....nevermind.
Frankly, don't know if he was high as a kite, but when your temper allows you to break from reality and walk into the middle of a race track with cars racing by.....seems like you have some huge issues.
Yes, this is how stupid pissing contests sometimes end. Not the driver's fault IMO.
From the ashes.
I will let the readers here make their own judgement as to whether his term is synonymous with the as-yet unproven terms that his source did use ("under the influence" and "impaired"), or if he was exaggerating/embellishing for effect and whether or not that technically qualifies as a lie, as opposed to being intellectually honest and simply using the exact terms that his source did use. That's how debates work (my goal is not to convince you).
When reporting on/incorporating the words of others it is best to use the same words that they used. Unless the intent is to misrepresent . . . .
I'm pretty sure that parents of a dead child are going to sue civilly a rich person that they view as the cause of that child's death.