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"It's pronounced 'Heb'": Jeb Bush registers to vote as "hispanic" and Twitter pounces

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Joanna Rothkopf
April 6, 2015 5:55PM (UTC)

2016 presidential hopeful Jeb Bush loves hispanic culture. He was born in Texas, governed Florida, lived two years in Venezuela, speaks fluent spanish and married the Mexican-born Columba Bush. He basically might as well be spanish, right? Except he isn't. He is super white.

But on a 2009 voter-registration application, Bush indicated that he was Hispanic, baffling his spokesperson and bringing political bloggers across the country to sexual completion.

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Twitter, which was made for this kind of revelation, is having a field day. Here are some of the best responses:

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