Yes, but as I recall, he is articulate as well, not of the same ilk as the Err America blowhards. But I doubt that Deval Patrick's voluntary "regular" gig with them is the reason the station increased their hours. I suspect this has been in the works for some time.
Howdy Braude is a clown. Real Talk Radio in Boston is on WRKO and Deval won't go there. No one questions King Deval.
O'Reilly is under attack almost everyday by Olberman, who is obsessed with him.