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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Something worse than the IRS awaits greedy televangelists

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John Oliver is rightly appalled by such swindlers.

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Donald Trump is no champion of the little guy

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Trump has used eminent domain to obtain land for the developments he loves to brag about in his speeches.


Everyone wins with ‘Sesame Street,’ HBO deal

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The move means more episodes and a new, original educational children’s series. See what the private sector can do?


American politics needs more civility, not less

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It is indispensable to the health of a free society, and if anyone should know that, it’s a Reagan-admiring conservative.