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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Millard Fillmore was deservedly forgotten, but his politics sound familiar

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The 13th president is lost in obscurity, which is a more generous fate than he deserved.

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What Obamacare’s drafters could have learned from a hairdresser

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The onerous employer mandate is one of the Affordable Care Act’s worst defects. Bernie Sanders wants to enforce it anyway.

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Unlike Obama, Trump isn’t obsessed with where Israel’s Jews live

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Barack Obama’s frostiness toward Israel is anathema to Donald Trump’s administration.

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Is that sermon political? The answer shouldn’t come from the IRS

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Do politics belong in church? The answer to that question shouldn’t come from the tax code.