It was kind of like being a Republican for a night.
THE PRESIDENT: ... If you look at race by race, it was close. The cumulative effect, however, was not too close. It was a thumping.
Q Thank you, Mr. President. You just described the election
results as a "thumping."
THE PRESIDENT: ... I said that the elections were close; the cumulative effect --
Q Is a thumping.
THE PRESIDENT: -- thumping.
Q And that was thumpin' without a "g," correct? I just want to make sure we have it right for the transcript.