Reader: Peter Boyles was like the history teacher I never paid attention to
Here's a post by a Boyles loyalist.
I listened to Pete for the better part of the 8 years I lived in Colorado and continued listening until his departure. He was, in essence, the history teacher I never paid attention to in high school. There was a degree of critical thinking that he expected of his callers and his audience. I connected with his stories of growing up in a working class family in Pittsburgh. The one aspect I most enjoyed is that he always seemed to have more questions than answers, his two most frequent being "What are we watching here?" and "How does this all end?" I really hope his voice emerges again. It's needed now, in this time, more than ever, but I won't hold it against him if he chooses private life and riding over radio. He was no Limbaugh or Hannity or Beck. And that was a good thing.
For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Denver, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.