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Is there a memo going around about mishandling the American Flag that we somehow missed? After the Firestone Gallery stirred up some controversy with their most recent exhibit, The Southampton Press reports on the arrest of a man for using the red, white and blue (flagpole and all) in an attempt to break the windows of the Hampton Bays train station. He was spotted shortly before midnight on Monday and taken into custody without incident quickly thereafter. While the Firestone brouhaha is definitely open for debate, this is pretty straightforward. Dude's just an idiot. [27 East, subscription required]