Missouri Republican Who Said ‘Hitler Was Right’ Wins State House Primary


A Missouri Republican who has made anti-Semitic and other bigoted statements handily won a primary for the state’s House of Representatives.

Steve West, who promotes anti-Semitic conspiracy theories on a radio show he hosts, informing his listeners about “Jewish cabals” that are “harvesting baby parts” from Planned Parenthood, abuse children and control the Republican Party. West also has a YouTube channel on which he has made homophobic, anti-Semitic, Islamophobic and racist statements, according to The Star.

“Looking back in history, unfortunately, Hitler was right about what was taking place in Germany. And who was behind it,” West said on KCXL radio in January 2017, The Kansas City Star reported Thursday.

West beat three other candidates with 49.5 percent of the vote; the second-place finisher had 24.4 percent. He will face Democratic incumbent Jon Carpenter in November.


Read more at Times of Israel.




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