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Tim Eyman confirms his worst nightmare: Progressive tax reform for Washington State

In the late 1990s, before he became a promi­nent sales­man of destruc­tive right wing ini­tia­tives, Tim Eyman was a sell­er of wrist­watch­es to fra­ter­ni­ties. After dis­cov­er­ing just how lucra­tive sell­ing ini­tia­tives to wealthy con­ser­v­a­tive donors could be, Eyman aban­doned his wrist­watch busi­ness and became a full-time, rich­ly com­pen­sat­ed ini­tia­tive pitch­man — an occu­pa­tion he continues […]