This man loves beer.
This man loves beer. - 
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Let's take a moment to put the midterm elections in context:

$3.67 billion


That's how much we spent on the House and Senate midterm elections, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

$59.9 billion

That's how much we spent on beer last year according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

At least we know where our priorities stand. Now would someone pass me a beer?

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