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Andrew Alemao, 28, was arrested Tuesday night at a Donald Trump rally in Iowa after allegedly throwing two tomatoes at the Republican frontrunner.
According to the Iowa City Press Citizen, Alemao is facing a misdemeanor charge and was released Wednesday.
Needless to say, the internet looked upon his exploits with favour and Alemao has received numerous offers for free meals.
Alemao now also has a fan page on Facebook, set up in his name...
Posted by Andrew Joseph Alemao on Wednesday, 27 January 2016
...which has gotten a little, well, creative:
Posted by Andrew Joseph Alemao on Sunday, 31 January 2016
Rumours even spread that he was to be given a medal by Obama - an obvious hoax.
Apparently, all it takes to win the hearts and minds of a nation are a couple of fruit projectiles.
Sanders and Clinton, take note.