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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Bernie Sanders’ ‘deodorant’ comment ignores realities of economic growth

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The presidential candidate didn’t explain how the profusion of toiletries leads to childhood hunger.

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Let millionaire ex-presidents pay for themselves

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Bill and Hillary Clinton didn’t start the fire of postpresidential buckraking.

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Iraq War question shows there’s no presidential time machine

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It’s easier to criticize past blunders than to avoid making them in the present.

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Patriot Act’s most controversial section fades to black

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Americans may sometimes yield their freedoms, but they don’t do so for long.