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

Ambition, conviction on the debate stage

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Sanders is a candidate of pure conviction; Clinton is a candidate of pure ambition. That is what the primary choice comes down to.

JEFF JACOBY

For Americans, freedom in the world is a mission that crosses party lines

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While democracies flourish in Europe, the Middle East and Africa have the greatest concentration of tyrannies.

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Does Hillary’s resume really make her the ‘best-qualified’ presidential candidate?

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If work history predicted presidential greatness, James Buchanan would be on Mount Rushmore.