Columnist

Jeff Jacoby

An Op-Ed columnist and nationally recognized conservative voice, Jacoby was hired from the Boston Herald in 1987. He briefly practiced law and was a commentator for WBUR-FM. His awards include the 1999 Breindel Prize and the 2004 Thomas Paine Award.

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JEFF JACOBY

Obama’s hypocrisy with Netanyahu

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Before he lambastes other political leaders for their “divisive rhetoric,” the president really ought to take a good look in the mirror.

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Richard III shows that history’s verdict isn’t inevitable

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It is a mistake to assume that today’s adamant consensus will win tomorrow’s approval.

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Convenience of early voting isn’t worth the trade-offs

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Does the metamorphosis of Election Day into Election Month strengthen the machinery of democratic self-government?

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Thank death penalty foes for firing squads

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The quest for an alternative to lethal injection is due to efforts to keep the necessary drugs from being sold to state prison systems.