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

When murder is punished with death, fewer criminals will murder

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When the death penalty is on the books and consistently enforced, a significant number of homicides will be prevented.

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Have more kids; save the world

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Population doomsayers get lots of attention, but the doom they predict invariably fails to materialize.

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The voters Trump drives from the GOP aren’t likely to return

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It would take divine intervention to repair Trump’s standing with millennial voters, who are turning away from the GOP at record-busting speeds.

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For a refreshing change, how about fewer tributes to politicians?

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Capitol Hill’s politicians need constant reminding that politics does not make the world go round.