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Almost 70 percent of Seattle voters who cast ballots yesterday rejected the concept of a 10-cent tax of espresso and latte drinks that would have been used to fund pre-school and day care programs.

The tax proposal had riled up a wide range of people in what many people view as the capital of coffee drinkers, and had fostered protests and even a faux "Boston Tea Party" recast as a "Seattle Coffee Party."
KC's View:
The voters have spoken. Let's hope there's not going to be a recall…