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 (@atlantawebguy) 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.
— Brad Cundiff (@bradcundiff) January 18, 2013
— Simon Conway (@SimonRadio1776) January 18, 2013
— Fisher (@Fisher) 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 D (@littleinsteins) 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
@Talkmaster You 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 Im gonna miss you. Thank You for all the years.
— mark l (@mcl_8735) 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 its best retiring.
— Joey Arge (@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.
— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) January 18, 2013
Boortz plans to see the world with his wife, Donna. Best wishes to them both!