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During the 2011 campaign for state liquor privatization, supporters said it would keep liquor out of gas stations, mini-marts and convenience stores. But opponents called voters’ attention to what they called the “mini-mart loophole.” More than 900 small outlets could pop up under that loophole, they claimed, including in places like Seattle and Tacoma.
As we pointed out at the time, both were exaggerations, but opponents in particular were essentially making up facts. Their conclusion was based on guesswork about what the Liquor Control Board would do.
Today, more than a year later, the liquor board revealed what it …