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NBC's Chuck Todd: Midterms are kind of like Starbucks vs. Chick-fil-A

NBC's Chuck Todd: Midterms are kind of like Starbucks vs. Chick-fil-A

Meet the Press host Chuck Todd on Sunday explained how Republicans have a built-in advantage in the midterm elections because, as he put it, there are more contests in burger-eating states than coffee-swilling ones.

Todd's burger-coffee metaphor went like this: There aren't many Senate seats up for grabs in places dominated by urban areas that lean Democratic — "Starbucks Nation" — while there are plenty available in states with more rural populations that favor Republicans — a.k.a "Chick-fil-A Country." Given that imbalance, even absent the current political climate Republicans would be in line to pick up a few Senate seats this year, he explained.

Got it? Just watch. --Jon Terbush