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

The return of the graduated-tax hustle

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For some liberal true believers, all can never be right with the world as long as the Massachusetts Constitution stipulates a flat-rate income tax.

JEFF JACOBY

Iran can buy a lot of terror with $100 billion

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With Iranian assets poised to be released, the regime will be awash with cash — cash it will be free to invest in its lethal proxies.

JEFF JACOBY

Planned Parenthood videos should appall even abortion-rights advocates

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Abortion and its aftermath should be treated with the gravest dignity and respect.

JEFF JACOBY

Iran deal is not worthy of Nobel recognition

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The consequences will be a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and a greater likelihood of war.