To deal with being caught by telling a bald-faced lie and sticking to it no matter how unbelievable it is.
Also, to be willing to do or say anything, no matter how outrageous, rather than deviate from the lie.
Guy: "You hit my car!! You smashed right into my car!"
Cheney: "No I didn't."
Guy: "Yes you did! Look at it! You smashed right into it! The whole side is caved in."
Cheney: "No I didn't. You hit me."
Guy: "WHAT? Are you really going to try to cheney your way out of this? All my friends and three nuns saw you do it!"
Cheney: "You hit me. That's what happened. You hit me."
Guy: "I was PARKED for christ's sake -- how could I have hit you? You drove into my car while it was parked here! Look at it -- the whole side is stoved in, you asshole!"
Cheney: "No I didn't. Your car hit mine."
Guy: "WHAT??!! Are you crazy? Your car is still smashed into the side of my car, right here where it was parked. You drove over the median strip, across three lanes of traffic, and plowed into my parked car. I saw the whole thing! We all saw it -- and this nun got it on video!"
Cheney: "Why do you hate America?"
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