William Bailey, 43, was caught imitating the walk of a disabled girl with cerebral palsy, and was jailed for one month.
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I thought the youtube posting and bad press he got was worse because now everyone hates his guts for being such an immature, insensitive jerk. I think a fine is more appropriate. But this is what happens when courts become too politically correct.
After checking back here I watched the vids. Apparently the offender lied to cover his behavior, yet in the end he did make a public apology that at least sounds sincere. He now has a chance to prove his repentance by responding maturely.
None of the news reports mention any threats against the grandmother's life and that's not why he was in court.
Read this article from ABC: "Man Sentenced to Jail After Teasing Disabled Girl" It explains how the menacing charge again the mother-in-law carries a 30 day sentence and all charges were combined.