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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After a life of service, a last call for my father-in-law

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For more than six decades, Frederick Weller belonged to the Plessis Volunteer Fire Department in northern New York State.

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The Republican and Democratic brands endure, even if their core beliefs don’t

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Political parties change. In the long run, there are no immutable Republican or Democratic values.

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Trump and Clinton: A guide for haters

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It’s easy to find compelling reasons to dislike both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

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Failure of Turkey’s coup was no victory for democracy

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Turkish newspapers hailed the suppression of the attempted military coup as “Democracy’s Victory.” It was anything but.