Tim Eyman—whose tax-slashing Initiative 1033 seemed to be losing as of tonight's 8:15 pm vote drop—had already taken over the lobby of the Bellevue Hyatt when Publicola arrived. Eyman was surrounded by a gaggle of supporters, who clapped, cheered and hung on his every word. Meanwhile, a woman on the edge of the circle was engaged in a fierce argument with an Eymanite. “Ten years later, we’ll be fucked by this,” the woman said. A short, bald man, looking like he’d already had this argument about a billion times, kept repeating that Eyeman is “all about the process."