The Legs That Have the Hamptons Up in Arms

Photograph by Gordon M. Grant/The New York Times/Redux

Nothing engrosses the posh denizens of the Hamptons quite like scandalous property fights. Recently the “Letters to the Editor” section of the Southampton Press made only a brief, passing mention of Mitt Romney’s lavish, highly publicized fundraiser—and the flood of Tea Partiers at a local Fourth of July parade. Far more space was devoted to angry grumblings about Bridgehampton homeowner Janet Finkel’s attempts to build a pool in her front yard.

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