“And you left him in the lurch, didn’t you? You let him go to jail for a month over in New Jersey. God! You ought to hear Walter on the subject of YOU.”
Tom is going to get specific in his attempts to prove that Gatsby is a criminal. He is doing this to scare Daisy away from Gatsby and to assert his dominance in this situation.
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