Ian James, who is standing in the Strathtay ward of Perth and Kinross Council, also reportedly described the term “African American” as a “stupid politically correct euphemism”.
The Courier reports today that he has apologised after his Facebook posts came to light.
He is said to have called Nicola Sturgeon a “poison dwarf” and a “poisonous Oompah fr****n Loompah”.
A Scottish Conservative spokesman was reported as saying: “It’s clear that these posts are inappropriate and Mr James has recognised this.
“He apologises for any offence caused and has deleted the posts in question.”