Mitt Romney takes aim at Trump’s personal qualities and policies

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presidential race.

A most welcome reinforcement for Republicancandidates under the shadow of Donald Trump, struggling to stay relevant,.

former presidentialcandidate Mitt Romney highlights why the real-estate tycoon is unfit for the White House.

Park Jong-hong fills us in on Romney's attack as well as the seemingly unshakable Trump'sresponse.

It was a blistering attack against the Republicanfrontrunner in the race to the White House.

Former Republican presidential nominee MittRomney slammed Donald Trump,.

taking aim at what he said were his abrasive rhetoric,personal qualities and ill-advised policy ideas.

"This is an individual who mocked a disabledreporter, who attributed a reporter's questions to her menstrual cycle, who mocked a brilliantrival who happened to be a woman due to her appearance, who bragged about his maritalaffairs, and who laces his public speeches with vulgarity.

Donald Trump says he admiresVladimir Putin, at the same time he has called George W.

Bush a liar.

That is a twisted exampleof evil trumping good.

" Romney's remarks were echoed by RepublicanSenator John McCain who was the GOP nominee in 2008.

Saying he shared Romney's concerns, McCain asked voters to think 'long and hard' aboutwhether they wanted to pick Trump as president.

The divide between establishment Republicansand Trump supporters started deepening after the billionaire property developer won mostof the states up for grabs in this week's Super Tuesday primaries,.

taking him a stepcloser to securing the party's nomination.

The party's old guard is uneasy about Trump'splans to build a wall along America's border with Mexico and temporarily ban Muslim refugeesentering the country.

Trump's supporters say the mainstream figuresdo not reflect their concerns about illegal immigration, the sluggish economy and whatthey see as America's diminishing role in the world.

Reacting to Romney's attack, Trump dismissed the former nominee and tweeted, "Why did MittRomney beg me for my endorsement four years ago?"Trump claims he's being treated unfairly by the Republican party and may decide to runas an independent taking millions of voters with him.

Park Jong-hong, Arirang News.