There are some good public-policy reasons to oppose both proposals, Guadnola said. If either measure passes, the number of hard-liquor outlets in the state could explode. The measures would allow stores that currently sell beer and wine to apply for hard-liquor licenses – up to 5,000 of them if every eligible outlet wins a license.Uh, huh. ... 5,000 outlets selling beer and wine is not a public safety concern when they're selling his alcohol. It's only a public safety concern when they're also selling his competitor's alcohol.
“We believe there would be a significant increase in underage access to liquor,” he said.
Does he really have such a low regard for the intelligence of Washington's voters?