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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For #NeverTrump and #NeverHillary voters, Libertarians are just the ticket

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William Weld disillusioned those of us who took his conservative promises to heart. I’d still vote for him.

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Welcome cheap Chinese steel, dump tariffs

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American steel mills are understandably chagrined that competitors from China are beating them on price.

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In Hiroshima, Obama should celebrate the friendship that the A-bomb made possible

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Some condemn the atomic bombings as a great moral evil. But Truman’s decision saved lives, and made the world more peaceful.

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Will the era of big regulation ever be over?

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Overregulation hurts. It penalizes employers, paralyzes innovators, and thwarts economic growth.