Well said, Barack.

Via The Hill:

Speaking at the fundraiser, he urged donors to turn out in the midterm elections, saying that Republicans have larger turnouts on Election Day and that resulted in the GOP taking control of the House and leading to John Boehner’s role as Speaker of the House.

“What happened to Nancy Pelosi?” Obama said. “What happened is y’all didn’t vote. And that’s when all kinds of …stuff happened. That’s what it was, stuff.”

The president used the big-dollar moment to philosophize, saying that “Sometimes in life, as well as politics, we don’t get 100 percent of what we want right away.”

But he added, that he doesn’t tell his daughters that when they hit an obstacle, “you should quit.”

“I’ve got two years left in this presidency, I want to get a whole bunch of stuff done,” Obama said.