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

Liberals now love Barry Goldwater, but his 1964 loss won the GOP’s future

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Even as Goldwater was losing 44 states, there were remarkable signs of grass-roots enthusiasm for his conservative message.

JEFF JACOBY

Where is the feminist anger at Brandeis?

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Progressives should be outraged that Brandeis University rescinded its offer of an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a critic of Islam.

JEFF JACOBY

Unity in the death of a colleague

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Would it be practical for other trades and professions to send thousands of mourners when one of their comrades is killed on the job? Maybe not. But it would be powerful.

JEFF JACOBY

McCutcheon decision reaffirms First Amendment

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

The Supreme Court restored the right of Americans to support as many candidates as they wish.