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Stopped. Watched. icon

Locked up bicycle to hoop; ate dinner; returned to find a toothpicked American flag planted in my saddle. Not sure whether to count that as vandalism, or patriotism.  [photo]

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  1. By Mike Hartwell
    October 30, 2010 at 12:44 am | permalink

    Looks cool. Stick it on the handle bars.

  2. By Rod Johnson
    October 30, 2010 at 9:52 am | permalink

    Can’t it be both?

    Seriously, the conflation of patriotism and vandalism covers a lot of what’s happening in American politics nowadays.

  3. By DrData
    October 30, 2010 at 12:00 pm | permalink

    And, that bike seat with all the holes in it looks tempting.

    My bike seat is solid so I was assuming that the vandal/patriot had pushed the toothpick through the fabric.