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

Bristol County DA overboard on climate change

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Sam Sutter went way beyond the ethical bounds of prosecutorial discretion.

JEFF JACOBY

Seth Moulton’s win will still be the exception

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

If history is any guide, it’ll be 2036 before a member of the Mass. delegation is overthrown in a primary.

JEFF JACOBY

Why can’t alcohol labels tout benefits?

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Heavy drinking is unsafe and unhealthy, but moderate alcohol consumption can be just what the doctor ordered.

JEFF JACOBY

Run for president or reelection to the Senate? Rand Paul doesn’t want to choose

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Kentucky voters have more self-respect than to let one of their US Senate seats be treated as if it were a high school senior’s safety school.