So how is that framing usage relevant to the decision in McCutcheon?
The president is framing unemployment insurance extension as a moral test—but he always does.
Cable news hosts, including Rachel Maddow and Keith Olbermann, are framing Obama as being on the wrong side of civil rights.
Naturally, most major media outlets are framing this game as Manning-Brady XV.
Nobody could argue with his framing of the issue — and I told him so.
A door opened, framing Jacqueline, dressed in white, and wearing her mother's wedding veil.
The sentences were not of his framing; the ideas were utterly foreign to him.
Their crown, or keystone, being ten feet higher than their framing arches, a pronounced concave shape results.
I think that our only safety will be in first framing certain models for composers.
After the settlement of the questions mentioned above, the work of framing the Constitution proceeded with less difficulty.
Old English framian "to profit, be helpful, avail, benefit," from fram "active, vigorous, bold," originally "going forward," from fram "forward; from" (see from).
Influenced by related Old English fremman "help forward, promote, further, do, perform, accomplish," and by Old Norse fremja "to further, execute." Sense focused in Middle English from "make ready" (mid-13c.) to "prepare timber for building" (late 14c.). Meaning "compose, devise" is first attested 1540s.
The criminal slang sense of "blame an innocent person" (1920s) is probably from earlier sense of "plot in secret" (1900), perhaps ultimately from meaning "fabricate a story with evil intent," first attested 1510s. Related: Framed; framing.
c.1200, "profit, benefit;" mid-13c. "composition, plan," from frame (v.) and from Scandinavian (cf. Old Norse frami "advancement"). In late 14c. it also meant "the rack."
Meaning "building" is from early 15c.; that of "border or case for a picture or pane of glass" is from c.1600. The meaning "established order, plan" and that of "human body" are both first recorded 1590s. Of bicycles, from 1871; of motor cars, from 1900. Frame of mind is from 1711. Frame of reference is 1897, from mechanics and graphing; the figurative sense is attested from 1924.
(of buildings), "made of wood," 1790, American English, from frame (n.).
Something composed of parts fitted and joined together.
: I was framed