Blast from a past ‘Bluegrass Beacon’ column: Beauty and the gambling beast

This from an August 2007 Bluegrass Beacon column, “Beauty and the gambling beast” about then-gubernatorial candidate Steve Beshear’s wager on expanded gambling to fix Kentucky’s fiscal woes seemed appropriate about now, since the issue is back.   If I was still wearing my reporter’s hat, I expect an interview with the candidate would go something like this:…