9:11 PM: Looks like Chris Matthews had this wrong.
9:10 PM: I laugh at Trump mic truthers. But Pence's mic actually sounds a bit off, echoey.
9:08 PM: Kaine brought a knife I guess.
9:06 PM: Tim Kaine is pretty prepped.
9:02 PM: Chris Matthews is saying that he expects Kaine won't attack Trump and will focus on playing defense. I really hope that's not true.
8:46 PM: Debate commentary wisdom will soon be here.