Death of a Hobo

R. Lee Wrights

Hobo Libertarian R. Lee Wrights died last week at the young age of 58.  Unfortunately, it is quite common for hobos to die young.  Still, his memory lives on, his lifestyle immortalized in Boxcar Willie’s The Ballad of R. Lee Wrights, with the prophetic line:

I lost all my money in a crooked poker game

The lyric is a metaphor for Wright’s failed campaign bids including runs for President and Governor of Texas that garnered no traction and lost donor money.

At this time, let’s focus on the fond memories.  This one’s for you Lee:

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