November 10, 2010
How did it make it to the top of the list? 1.12 million of those views, the vast majority, came during the first week the video was posted. It was picked up by HotAir.com -- where it was labeled "The greatest political ad ever?" -- AOL News, Gawker, GlennBeck.com, and The Huffington Post, among others.
Despite topping the list most viewed campaign videos, Peterson lost the Primary in June.
The video accumulated an additional 800,000 views after that, with a small spike on election day.