On the Edge of Common Sense
Butch and Chope
March 26, 2020
Butch has a theory about hardcore born-to-rope ropers; as soon as they build a loop and take one swing, it kicks their brain out of gear.
To demonstrate how this theory works he told me about a friend of his. We’ll call him ‘Chope’, for short.
Butch was runnin’ a ranch in the wilds of New Mexico east of Las Vegas. He’d bought a set of braymer bulls to put on his braymer cross cows a...