Loading...
 

content

Reed on Mitchell's Norwood endorsement: 'Losers!'

'You can't cure envy,' he later tells V-103

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed yesterday said the Atlanta Journal-Constitution had attempted to "inflame voters," shortly after he called Ceasar Mitchell and Mary Norwood "losers."

The sharp language came during a press conference hosted to announced the sale agreement of the Civic Center. Asked by reporters about former mayoral candidate Mitchell's endorsement of Norwood's bid, Reed responded: "One man, one woman, two losers," according to the AJC.

Norwood, who's faced with Reed's mayoral pick Keisha Lance Bottoms in the runoff race, quickly demanded an apology, but to no avail. Reed took to V-103's airwaves this morning and said of the drama, "You can't cure envy."


 

More By This Writer

Downtown DIY heads out Article

Thursday June 7, 2018 12:25 pm EDT
Mammal Gallery and Eyedrum face the end of an era | more...

Can Downtown's art scene survive developers? Article

Monday February 26, 2018 10:15 am EST
"We're faced with a challenge posed by a city developing too quickly" | more...

South Downtown art galleries shutter after nearby fire leaves one dead Article

Tuesday February 6, 2018 07:35 pm EST
Eyedrum, Murmur, and Mammal Gallery must move events during safety review | more...

Breathing new life into South Downtown Article

Thursday February 1, 2018 02:00 pm EST
Can Atlanta’s arts communities survive and thrive in an area primed for drastic change? | more...

Atlanta activists protest Trump, Perdue racism Article

Tuesday January 16, 2018 02:58 pm EST
Anti-Trump groups rallied at Sen. Perdue's Buckhead office to call foul on his denial of 'shithole' remark | more...
Search for more by Sean Keenan