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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In Clinton, Americans don’t trust

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Will Donald Trump, of all people, be the opponent who makes Hillary Clinton’s lack of credibility her undoing?

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Up and down — but mostly up — the income ladder

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In the US, neither poverty nor wealth is immutable, and no one’s station in life is fixed at birth.

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For #NeverTrump and #NeverHillary voters, Libertarians are just the ticket

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William Weld disillusioned those of us who took his conservative promises to heart. I’d still vote for him.

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Welcome cheap Chinese steel, dump tariffs

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American steel mills are understandably chagrined that competitors from China are beating them on price.