One of our favorite things is getting our products reviewed by unbiased, unaffiliated critics. Knifeista.com is an excellent site in the knife niche that has published reviews on a huge selection of knives. They recently reviewed the Patriot, which you can check out here:
If you want to hear there consensus, here is a quote from the last sentence of their review:
If you’re looking for a simple and reliable every day pocket knife you can carry with you in your pocket or purse, The Patriot is your knife.