Seems like the Sonics’ arena question hit some nerves. You can read the Associated Press story about their request to the legislature and the Times’ coverage, both of which makes me think it will be a hard sell.
Most of your comments re-enforce that opinion.
A couple commentators took me to task about my remark concerning the cost to Eastern Washington residents as opposed to King County residents. After re-reading it, I realize I wasn’t all that clear, so I thought I would simplify my points.