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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OPINION

Honey, they shrunk the GOP platform

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Republicans say they'll stand for whatever Trump stands for.

OPINION

I’m not going the postal route in this year’s election

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The advantages of voting in person are still substantial.

OPINION

Here come the dumbest presidential debates in history

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We don't really need to have presidential debates. Let's end them.

OPINION

A win for inclusiveness, and a defeat for the cancel culture

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Trader Joe's pushes back against a gratuitous accusation of racism.