Romney: Trump’s ‘Trickle-Down’ Racism, Bigotry and Misogyny ‘Dangerous’ to America

Friday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” 2012 Republican presidential nominee former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) said presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s “trickle-down racism and bigotry, trickle-down misogyny” were “dangerous to the heart and character of America.” Partial transcript as follows; BLITZER: Do you believe he can change? ROMNEY: I believe who he is has been revealed by his lifetime and by words in the campaign he has spoken to this point. BLITZER: Because he did tone down rhetoric in that speech the other day. Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, that was here this weekend with you called it a great victory speech and the right approach. Trump says it is time to move on now. Is that okay with you if he moves on and you forget about all of the other stuff? You think it is time to move on? ROMNEY: Well, I can imagine that Mr. Trump would like to have people move on and forget what was said during the primary process and what’s been said over the years, but we actually take the measure of an individual over their entire career and during the primary as well. On that basis, get a sense of the person’s