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posted by Leon

Which adjective best describes how the Necessary and Proper Clause of the US Constitution is often interpreted by the federal government?

A. brittle, meaning that it falls apart when used in a legal argument
B. elastic, meaning it can be expanded as needed
C. watery, meaning that it has very little substance after being added to
D. sticky meaning that once it has been used, it never goes away

I think the answer is A. Is this correct?

  1. Ms. Sue

    No. No part of the Constitution "falls apart."

  2. Leon

    so B, elastic

  3. Ms. Sue

    Yes, elastic.

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