Mitt Romney called Bernie Sanders ‘follicly challenged’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

He also went after his policies.

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Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney made his thoughts on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pretty clear in a speech last week. (“Phony’’ and “fraud’’ are just a few words Romney used to describe him.) On Tuesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Romney ripped into a different presidential candidate: Democrat Bernie Sanders. (He also read some mean tweets. View those here.)

“Bernie Sanders—what is your take on him?’’ Kimmel asked the former Republican nominee. “Do you think he’s an honest guy? Do you think he’s a guy that means what he says?’’

“I do,’’ Romney responded. “I think he’s an authentic guy, I think he’s an honest guy, I just think he’s terribly misguided. I mean, Ronald Reagan used to say, ‘It’s not that liberals are ignorant, it’s just that what they know is wrong.’ And what Bernie Sanders knows is simply wrong. He’s not going to help people out of poverty, he’s not going to build a strong middle class with policies that have been a failure around the world.’’

When Kimmel then made a joke about Sanders’s messy ’do compared to Romney’s slick bevy of hair, Romney said, “Well, you know, he’s follicly challenged, so you do what you can.’’

Mitt Romney, everybody!

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