He struck a sharply different tone than he did in a round of media interviews this week in the wake of Winter Storm Leon, some in which he appeared fatigued and combative. Reed was slated to discuss his administration’s goals for 2014, but instead tackled the topic on everyone’s minds: the icy debacle.
Reed was able to crack a few jokes Friday, noting there was one good outcome of the storm: recognition of the region as powerful.
“About the only thing I was happy about the weather coverage is that they kept saying this is the ninth largest metropolitan area in America,” he said. “I was like, man I had to get snowed on to have that.”
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