Connelly: Howard Schultz sold our Sonics, now selling himself as president

Seattle PI

The man who sold the Seattle SuperSonics out of town is facing a landslide of hostile comment as he raises the trial balloon for an independent run for president in 2020.

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is getting exactly the opposite reaction on the home front than California Sen. Kamala Harris, who announced her bid for the presidency before 20,000 people Sunday in her hometown of Oakland, Calif.

"The guy who sent the SuperSonics to Oklahoma," wrote Todd Donovan, Western Washington University elections expert and member of the Whatcom County Council.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:51pm

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