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    Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Jeb Bush admitted Monday that he made a "mistake" in 2009 when he listed his ethnicity in a Miama-Dade County voter-registration form as "Hispanic."

    Read the article here : http://www.sacbee.com/news/nation-wo...e17574305.html


    Does anyone have any idea why he did this? I don't believe that he gained anything by it, so maybe it was just a simple mistake.
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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Jeb Bush admitted Monday that he made a "mistake" in 2009 when he listed his ethnicity in a Miama-Dade County voter-registration form as "Hispanic."

    Read the article here : Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says | The Sacramento Bee The Sacramento Bee


    Does anyone have any idea why he did this? I don't believe that he gained anything by it, so maybe it was just a simple mistake.
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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    He had an Elizabeth Warren moment.

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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    He had an Elizabeth Warren moment.
    Elizabeth Warren was just wrong. Bush flat out made a mistake. And neither of them had any ill intent whatsoever and neither gained anything from the errors.

    Warren probably grew up with some people in the family telling her she has some Native American blood. She probably didn't question it or look into it. If someone asks me if I am related to anyone famous I have always said Robert E. Lee because my grandmother always told me that. But to be honest, maybe she is wrong. She was into geneology so if I were a betting man I would bet she is right, but I also wouldn't be shocked if it turned out to be untrue. I have never really given it much thought until now. If it turns out my grandmother was wrong does that mean I was lying all those years?

    Bush just checked the wrong box. I wouldn't vote for the guy but I also don't think he is an idiot. He knows he would have absolutely nothing to gain from doing that and he would know for a fact he would be called out on it. WE ALL KNOW HIS PARENTS.

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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    He had an Elizabeth Warren moment.


    That's probably the best spin that he could put on this.

    I haven't done any research but I don't see how this could have helped him.

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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Jeb Bush admitted Monday that he made a "mistake" in 2009 when he listed his ethnicity in a Miama-Dade County voter-registration form as "Hispanic."

    Read the article here : Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says | The Sacramento Bee The Sacramento Bee


    Does anyone have any idea why he did this? I don't believe that he gained anything by it, so maybe it was just a simple mistake.
    Because it runs in the family.

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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    That's probably the best spin that he could put on this.

    I haven't done any research but I don't see how this could have helped him.
    I don't think checking a box on a single voter registration form equates to the lore Warren has spoken about.

    Is Elizabeth Warren Native American or What?

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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Jeb Bush admitted Monday that he made a "mistake" in 2009 when he listed his ethnicity in a Miama-Dade County voter-registration form as "Hispanic."

    Read the article here : Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says | The Sacramento Bee The Sacramento Bee


    Does anyone have any idea why he did this? I don't believe that he gained anything by it, so maybe it was just a simple mistake.
    I can't perceive any benefit to it. But at the same time, that's a really difficult mistake to make.
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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Since Hispanic is not an ethnicity, why do they have that on the form?
    Sometimes it seems that the poverty pimps would like to subdivide people into as many
    classifications as possible. I thought we were working towards a more color blind society?

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    Re: Jeb Bush not Hispanic, despite what voter form says

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Does anyone have any idea why he did this? I don't believe that he gained anything by it, so maybe it was just a simple mistake.
    It was probably a mistake. This is not a scandal or a controversy.

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