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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Your strategy was wrong, Mr. President

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

President Obama’s foreign policy didn’t lead where he expected it to, and there’s no shame in admitting it.

JEFF JACOBY

James Foley video is grim, but we owe it to him to bear witness

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

The N.H. reporter didn’t travel to Syria to sanitize and downplay the horror occurring there.

JEFF JACOBY

What did Hillary mean? Depends whom you ask

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Hillary Clinton’s recent remarks on President Obama’s foreign policy have been interpreted in different ways.

JEFF JACOBY

A sales tax holiday is an empty gimmick, not a rational policy

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

There is prodigious evidence that tax-free weekends don’t increase overall sales and don’t boost economic growth.