by John L. Smith

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January 10, 2007
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Gibbons vs. Guinn spat aside, one Gaming appointee is superior

Gov. Jim Gibbons was sworn in three times last week, and the swearing hasn't stopped since.

Like one of those reality TV show contestants forced to perform a crazy stunt while strapped to a bungee cord, Gibbons has taken a press pummeling as he tries to untie the knots created by departing Gov. Kenny Guinn. Guinn's November appointment of his chief of staff, Keith Munro, to the Gaming Control Board picked Gibbons' pocket and generated ample embarrassment.

We'll see whether the new governor earned that merit badge in the Boy Scouts and can untie the triple bowline with his own …

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