Czechoslovakia lives… in the GOP platform

Czechoslovakia lives… in the GOP platform

I thought it was a little petty when people were giving Romney campaign advisor Pierre Prosper a hard time for referring to "Czechoslovakia" back in April, as John McCain did several times during the 2008 election. People misspeak, especially when it comes to a country that existed for most of their adult lives.

But the fact that the name of a country that ceased to exist nearly two decades ago was apparently mentioned in an early draft of the GOP platform is a little harder to explain: 

Good for delegate Kyle Handegard of North Dakota for catching that one. Hopefully we’re not also declaring war on Prussia or signing any treaties with Austria-Hungary.

Hat tip: Buzzfeed