"We believe that this is a bold demonstration of our commitment to our core and a reaffirmation of our coffee leadership," said chief executive Howard Schultz in a statement.
Schultz was later quoted as saying "We also believe that this is a bold demonstration of how much you little fools depend on us. Comes the revolution, don't say we didn't warn you. Mwa ha. Mwa ha ha. MWA HA HA HA HAAAAA!"