Steven West is a real piece of work. While the 64 year old Republican handily won the GOP primary this summer in Missouri's 15th House District, word soon spread about his radio show and website where he went on an array of homophobic, anti-Semitic, Islamophobic and just plain racist rants.


Now enter his daughter, Emily West, who has a message for folks heading to the ballot box on Nov. 6th: Don't vote for her dad.


“I can’t imagine him being in any level of government,” she told the Kansas City Star on Monday.


“A lot of his views are just very out there,” Emily West said. “He’s made multiple comments that are racist and homophobic and how he doesn’t like the Jews.”


Via the Kansas City Star:


On Tuesday, her brother contacted The Star to say that he, too, was concerned about their father’s candidacy.


“My dad’s a fanatic. He must be stopped,” said Andy West, the middle of Steve West’s three children. “His ideology is pure hatred. It’s totally insane.


“If he gets elected, it would legitimize him. Then he would become a state official, and he’s saying that Jews shouldn’t even have civil rights.”


Both said their concerns were heightened when they recently drove through the Clay County House district — which covers Gladstone and a part of Kansas City, North — and saw lots of yard signs in support of their father.


“I think it’s just insane that people are putting out his signs,” Emily West said. “You see his signs everywhere. I don’t understand how people can put out his signs knowing the comments that he’s made.”



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