08/29/2012 12:09 am ET

The Official Republican Line on D.C.


Last week, you read about the Republican Party platform committee and its extensive efforts to ensure that the District maintains its colonial status vis-a-vis the federal government. But now, with the GOP convention in full swing in Tampa, Fla., you can actually read what the platform itself says about our city. Here's every line in the Republican platform that deals with District affairs. Remember, the platform committee was chaired by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, so if there's anything you don't like in here, just hop over the Potomac and grouse about it there.

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