💬 — No.
- No. No, no, no. Let me be clear. Let me be perfectly clear. Jesse was capable of working under my supervision. Trusting him with a solo venture...well, that's quite another matter. How he could possibly produce anything..other than a mediocre product at best.
- I am told his product was more or less consistent...with the quality I had come to expect.
- More or less? More or less? Really? Boy, that is the... Talk about setting the bar low. Except you don't do that, set the bar low. Therefore, what conclusion am I left to draw? That you believe I have some proprietary kind of selfishness...about my own formula. Some sort of overweening pride, I suppose...that you think simply overwhelms me...clouds my judgement.
- But it doesn't?
- Absolutely not. I simply respect the chemistry. The chemistry must be respected.