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“Expensive Mainer,” a Substack publication revealed by U.S. Rep. Jared Golden, purports to be “a glance underneath the hood on my method to politics, coverage making, and representing you in Congress.” Thus far, he has written for it solely thrice, most not too long ago this Tuesday.

It’s simple to be cynical about one thing like this in a politician. I consider they’re sometimes self-obsessed advertising hounds who’re determined to boost their profile or ingratiate themselves to the voters. Moreover, in a state that has a historical past of snake-oil salesmen, together with a senator peddling a self-created mythology about his personal political independence, I’m at all times on alert for proficient politicians utilizing any means at their disposal to craft their very own narrative.

And but, once you learn Golden’s writing, which very a lot seems to be in his personal hand with out the filter of consultants and communications professionals, it’s laborious to not be left feeling like you might be studying one thing else solely.