8:09 PM PT: Fun moment here: check out Joe Biden and Michelle Obama.
8:13 PM PT: One of the thing about this speech, though it was at times tough on Mitt Romney and it was bold in its vision throughout, it was also a speech in which President Obama was addressing the entire nation, and talking about our future—a future that we will create together. Mitt Romney's speech last week was a speech to partisans who hate President Obama, and it was very backward looking. It was a massive contrast, and I think one that will work in the president's favor. We already know that Romney bombed. The question now is whether or how high President Obama will bounce.
8:14 PM PT: Another take:
8:16 PM PT: Apparently Fox is noting the big thing: there was no balloon drop. What a disaster!