In 2010, Dale Peterson portrayed himself, in a campaign video that went viral nationally, as a candidate for Alabama Agriculture Commissioner who would be tough on “thugs and criminals.” But after portraying himself as a folk hero, Peterson ended up in third place in the GOP primary.

Since then, it has been somewhat downhill for the former Republican candidate, who was arrested back in October for allegedly stealing beer from a Wal-Mart in Hoover, Ala. Peterson went on to claim that incident was a misunderstanding, arguing he “just had to pee” and was planning to pay for the beer after he had visited the store bathroom.



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