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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Why Boston can learn from Houston’s nonexistent zoning code

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Our system, like many others, is a maddening, obstacle-strewn labyrinth.

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Back in the day, immigration demagogues denounced not Mexicans, but Chinese

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Americans a generation or two hence will look back at the harsh and unworthy immigration politics of our time, and be aghast.

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What if Clinton collapsed after winning?

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No president-elect has died or become incapacitated between the election and the Electoral College vote.

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On Election Day, not voting is also a legitimate choice

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The freedom to vote incorporates the freedom not to vote. And sometimes, that’s the right choice.