American-born baseball players are all named like Rake Lunch or Dakota Jordan or Colt Kneudel these days and that is fine. Times change. But I would like to take a moment to appreciate some of the humble Charles Portis character-ass baseball guy names of the past.
Earlier today, I honored the life and legacy of Charles Portis in remarks I gave on the Senate floor. His career will be remembered for a long time to come, leaving a lasting mark on Arkansas, as well as within our nation’s cultural and literary traditions.
All the wisdom of the universe contained within a single Charles Portis paragraph