GOP presidential hopeful former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush registered as a Hispanic on his 2009 voter-registration application.
I remember when vice president George Bush introduced us to Jeb Bush and the “little brown ones:”
August 17, 1988|Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS — A bristling Vice President George Bush today defended his description of his three Mexican-American grandchildren as “the little brown ones,” saying, “This heart knows nothing but pride and love” for the children.
“For anyone to suggest that that comment of pride is anything other than what it was, I find it personally offensive,” Bush said at a news conference with his running mate, Sen. Dan Quayle of Indiana.
Bush on Tuesday introduced his grandchildren to President Reagan at a brief airport meeting.
“These are Jebby’s kids from Florida, the little brown ones,” the vice president said. The three youngsters are the children of Bush’s son, Jeb, and his Mexican-born wife, Columba.
“Those grandchildren are my pride and joy, and when I say pride, I mean it,” Bush said today.
“I don’t want to see these kids hurt and they weren’t hurt by what I said, and if they’re hurt by misinterpretation, that isn’t fair and I don’t like it,” he said.
So, fast forward to 2009, Jeb Bush is trying to pass himself off as a Hispanic. When contacted by the New York Times, Jeb Bush’s campaign “could offer no explanation for the characterization” he made on his 2009 voter registration form.
Um, Donald Trump and Orly Taitz should have a field day with this….
Jeb Bush’s response to being a “Hispanic:”
— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) April 6, 2015