This Hamptonite wants Hillary Rodham Clinton behind bars — and had to put his signs saying so behind an electric fence.
Andy Sabin’s first “Hillary for Prison 2016” signs lasted little more than a day before they were stolen from in front of his Amagansett home last week. So Sabin took steps to make sure the placards were secure.
The red, blue and white signs now sit atop a pair of 12-foot poles behind an electric fence with yellow warning signs. A surveillance camera keeps watch.
Signs he put up in 2008 supporting John McCain’s presidential bid were also taken, said Sabin, a Jeb Bush supporter who runs a precious-metals refining business.
“Living in a town with a lot of left-wing wackos, that’s what happens,” Sabin said.
One of the local left-wingers is Clinton herself. She and her husband Bill are vacationing in Amagansett this summer.
“I just think she’s extremely dishonest, and if you look at the polls the public agrees,” Sabin said.
He compared the former first lady’s e-mail scandal to that of ex-CIA director David Petraeus, who was hit earlier this year with two years’ probation and a $100,000 fine for sharing classified information with his lover, Paula Broadwell.
“People should feel bad about someone like Petraeus, a hero, getting in so much trouble, and this woman — nothing happened to her,” Sabin fumed.
Sabin put up his signs Monday morning. He took them in that night, but when they went back up Tuesday, trouble followed: One was stolen that morning, the other was gone by 4 p.m.
People have been stopping regularly to take pictures with the signs, and one couple even pulled into his driveway to see where they could buy some.
Sabin did consider another possibility behind the vanishing signs. “I would say it’s almost more likely it was taken by a die-hard Republican who wanted it for a souvenir,” he quipped.