9:27 PM: This puts the speech into context, what Obama is trying to achieve with this speech.
9:32 PM: I think Speaker Boehner is looking maybe even sadder than is helpful in political terms.
9:48 PM: And now for the special crap on John McCain's head portion of the speech ...
Last year, as we were doing the hard work of imposing sanctions along with our allies, some suggested that Mr. Putin’s aggression was a masterful display of strategy and strength. Well, today, it is America that stands strong and united with our allies, while Russia is isolated, with its economy in tatters.
That’s how America leads — not with bluster, but with persistent, steady resolve.
9:54 PM: Good Lord, getting bombarded by a bunch of doofusy emails from an outfit called generationopportunity.org.
10:05 PM: One thing that strikes me about this speech is how few lines there are aimed at getting cheers from Republicans.