Tonight, a cavalcade of stars -- and Joe Biden. This AP headline sums up the theme of Obama's upcoming speech pretty well: "From Hope to Hang in There." Here are some excerpts from the address for your perusal. Looks like The One's going to make some promises and set some goals. Go figure. It's going to be brutal, so hunker down, and join us here on the Tipsheet. We'll offer our Twitter commentary below as you add your thoughts in the comments section. See you post game.