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Sam Patten is a writer and political strategist who has worked extensively at senior levels in the United States and globally. Patten’s writing has appeared in the Bangor Daily News, the Washington Post, the Washington Times, the Wall Street Journal, and various other publications around the world.

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  • Published
    November 22, 2021

    Beyond the Thunderdome

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    November 8, 2021

    Anatomy of a lie

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    November 4, 2021

    The answer is blowing in the wind

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    November 1, 2021

    Whither Virginia

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    October 25, 2021

    Vote ‘yes’ on 3 for food freedom

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    October 18, 2021

    Just the facts, please

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    October 12, 2021

    Question 1 and the Maine ‘stateriots’

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    October 5, 2021

    Savaged trees and civil wars

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    September 24, 2021

    Seventy-seven minutes of stupid

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

  • Published
    September 20, 2021

    Is no one held accountable?

    Sam Patten is a recovering political consultant who was raised in Knox County and worked for Maine’s last three Republican senators.

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