I’m not afraid to say it. I’m in love with Leonard. Go ahead and laugh, everyone does. We had something beautiful until you came along. You think you can just toss him away like a sack of flour?
Pete, the personal rancor reflected in that remark I don’t intend to dignify with comment. But I would like to address your general attitude of hopeless negativism. Consider the lilies of the goddamn field or… hell! Take at look at Delmar here as your paradigm of hope.
Renda’s bad for the Tea & Biscuit Company. He’s bad for me personally. You work for me. Renda’s bad for me… You’re now officially a patriotic citizen of the United States of Jim Byrd. There’s no backing out now. We let you in on everything. You don’t play. You don’t leave. You understand that? You don’t play… You don’t leave.