Perhaps the most silky-smooth response to being caught in a flagrant lie that you're likely to see this political season, though who knows? The G.O.P. has certainly been upping the ante almost daily in that regard for the last 8 years.
Also, note the CNN crawl: "ATTACKING OBAMA - McCAIN'S NEW GAMBIT". As if it's something he just now thought up, instead of being basically all he's being doing since the DNC.