(CINCINNATI ENQUIRER) A case set for court in Cincinnati could become a test of free speech for a disabled woman and her friend charged, in a roundabout way, with calling her a cripple.
Forest Thomer walked up to a small group of people at a May 23 Party in the Park event, pointed to a slight, wheelchair-bound woman next to him and asked, “Do you want to laugh at the crippled girl?”
The politically incorrect question wasn’t intended to demean Ally Bruener but to promote her next gig as a comedian. After Thomer asked the question, Bruener wheeled her chair up to the group, told them a joke and said where she was performing next.
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