That said, the often affable Wesson’s email re: the Jazzy Jeff controversy at the Power & Light District had a somewhat similar effect to the Pitch reporter that f-bombed practically everybody within walking distance of the P&L recently after the DJ’s set was cut short.
Tony’s Kansas City was first to unleash Wesson’s email including this ditty:
“…Cordish like all jews they look at money not black or white.”
Kansas City Jewish Chronicle editor Rick Hellman hopped aboard the controversy today at High Noon:
“Prominent members of the Cordish family, which controls the Baltimore-based company, are Jewish, a fact Wesson apparently knows…” Hellman writes. “That set off a spate of criticism directed at Wesson, who responded by calling, among others, Marvin Szneler, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Bureau/American Jewish Committee to discuss the matter. Szneler said he tried to impress upon Wesson why references to money-grubbing Jews were offensive.
“Wesson then sent out a second e-mail June 12, partially apologizing and partially justifying his original e-mail, which generated more conversation…As of The Chronicle