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Carly Fiorina

Needed: A GOP statement of conscience

Needed: A GOP statement of conscience

As Donald Trump's behavior on the campaign trail grows ever more outrageous, the time is long overdue for leading Republican establishment figures, past and present, to speak out in unison before their Grand Old Party is irreparably compromised.

Mr. Trump's latest egregious comments and mockery of a New York Times reporter with a physical disability go beyond the pale even for him. He wasn't satisfied with earlier disparaging the looks of rival presidential candidate Carly Fiorina ("Look at that face! Would anyone vote that?").

His latest target is a man with severe malfunction of his arms, which Mr. Trump for good measure appeared to be mimicking. He also mocked the...