Op-Ed Columnist

Jeff Jacoby

Jeff Jacoby, who has been a columnist for The Boston Globe since 1994, is a conservative writer with a national reputation.

A native of Cleveland, Jeff has degrees from George Washington University and from Boston University Law School. Before entering journalism, he (briefly) practiced law at the prominent firm of Baker & Hostetler, worked on several political campaigns in Massachusetts, and was an assistant to Dr. John Silber, the president of Boston University. In 1999, Jeff became the first recipient of the Breindel Prize, a major award for excellence in opinion journalism. In 2014, he was included in the “Forward 50,” a list of the most influential American Jews.

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JEFF JACOBY

No bribes for Amazon

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Over and over again, Massachusetts has gambled with public funds to bribe businesses.

JEFF JACOBY

In the age of e-commerce, the ‘Quill rule’ is more vital than ever

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The case against allowing states to exert their taxing power over sellers in other states is stronger than ever.

JEFF JACOBY

That GOP ‘tax scam’ is putting money in millions of workers’ pockets

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Why isn’t Elizabeth Warren calling attention to the terrible things the new tax law is doing? Maybe because the new law isn’t doing terrible things.

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If there’s a problem with the presidency, don’t blame the Founders

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The remedy for a flailing presidency is a better president.