Mitt Romney suggested Friday that Donald Trump's election could legitimize racism and misogyny, ushering in a change in the moral fabric of American society.
The 2012 Republican nominee, who has openly opposed Trump's candidacy, went further than he has before in outlining to CNN's Wolf Blitzer how the country's character would suffer in a Trump White House. Trump's rhetoric has caused even some other Republicans to label him a racist, and Romney said he would not be able to paper over his incendiary remarks.
"I don't want to see trickle-down racism," Romney said in an interview here in a suite overlooking the Wasatch Mountains, where he is hosting his yearly ideas conference. "I don't want to see a president of the United States saying things which change the character of the generations of Americans that are following. Presidents have an impact on the nature of our nation, and trickle-down racism, trickle-down bigotry, trickle-down misogyny, all these things are extraordinarily dangerous to the heart and character of America."
Romney, who you may remember also praised the husband of Bristol Palin's ghostwriter during his short lived career as a third party candidate, is now saying that he would not rule out voting for Libertarian Gary Johnson.
I don't know, does anybody really care what Mitt Romney says anymore?
Well Donald Trump seems to:
In other Donald Trump is having a shitty week news, guess who's dropping in the polls.Mitt Romney had his chance to beat a failed president but he choked like a dog. Now he calls me racist-but I am least racist person there is— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 11, 2016
By the time we get to November, assuming Trump is still in the race, we may see his poll numbers barely nudging thirty.
And let's face it if Hillary adds Elizabeth Warren she could come into November in the high 70's.
Oh man is this going to be great!