Holy crap!For the first time in 42 years ... I'm unemployed!— Neal Boortz (@Talkmaster) January 18, 2013
Boortz, an Atlanta radio fixture for more than 40 years, officially retired today from his nationally syndicated show. Fans across the country are paying tribute and wishing him well:
Congrats to @talkmaster on an amazing radio run. Enjoy this next stage of life. One door closes, another opens…
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) January 18, 2013
Congratulations @talkmaster on an awesome and impressive radio career.Well done.Now don’t run over any hippies in the Boortz bus.
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) January 18, 2013
“Talkmaster: Holy crap! For the first time in 42 yrs I’m unemployed!” I can’t believe he’s gone! ATL icon! Will miss you @talkmaster. Encore
— Beverly Fant (@amazedwithgrace) January 18, 2013
— Stephen Aery (@stephenaery) January 18, 2013
The news won’t be the same without the @talkmaster You will be missed sir.
— Jason McCullough (@jasonsmcc) January 18, 2013
@talkmaster we don’t agree on every conservative policy emphasis but your voice was very valuable in debate. Your passion will be missed.
— bradcundiff (@bradcundiff) January 18, 2013
— Simon Conway (@SimonRadio1776) January 18, 2013
— Fisher (@FisherOnTheAir) January 18, 2013
Sad today was @talkmaster last day on the air. Great mouth piece for conservatism for 42 years.Said what others were afraid to. All the best
— Tom Dersham (@littleinsteins) January 18, 2013
@talkmaster Wow. I don’t know how ill get through my mornings without hearing you go on a rant about something . Ill miss you .
— Rakkasan (@AirAssault_3187) January 18, 2013
@talkmaster I cried like an idiot today listening to your last 20 minutes. Thanks for forcing me to think differently now.You’ll be missed
— Shelly Echols (@ShellyEchols) January 18, 2013
@talkmasterYou will always be the voice in my head. 2kids in private school, no student debt and still married. Thank you and best wishes!
— TIFFANY (@tifflleslie) January 18, 2013
@talkmaster safe travels and keep the sunnyside up. im going to miss you each am
— mark gilbert (@mark5019) January 18, 2013
I’m going to miss listening to @talkmaster. End of an era, talk radio has one of itsbest retiring.
— Joey Argento (@ArgentoJoey) January 18, 2013
@talkmaster Enjoyed your show today as usual! Best wishes to you!
— Lisa Wilson (@Corianderco) January 18, 2013
@talkmaster Happy retirement!! It was a great last show…i will be missing your rants in the morning!
— JP (@MrMasterBaiter) January 18, 2013
@talkmaster congratulations! Travel safely and I hope you won’t be quiet for long.
— Amy George (@awgeorge) January 18, 2013
Congratulations to Neal Boortz, the @talkmaster, on his retirement — hope you enjoy it in health and with family and friends.
— EdMorrissey (@EdMorrissey) January 18, 2013
Boortz plans to see the world with his wife, Donna. Best wishes to them both!