misconstructed


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In what way does such a rule serve--or, might it actually undermine, if misconstructed or misapplied--the complex of values that, we think, are both the foundation and end of those provisions?
Yet no principle of the Constitution has been more systematically ignored or misconstructed than this one, almost from the inception of the republic.