Jeb Bush, a frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, issued a major mea culpa Monday for marking himself as "Hispanic" on a 2009 voter registration form.
On a document filed with the Miami-Dade County Elections Department, The New York Times said that a circle marked "Hispanic" is checked. The next circle -- "White, not Hispanic" -- was what is accurate.
"My mistake! Don't think I've fooled anyone!" Bush tweeted, with the hashtag, #HonoraryLatino."
And everybody on Team Bush just finds it the darndest thing.
"The governor's family certainly got a good laugh out of it," spokeswoman Kristy Campbell said. "He is not Hispanic."
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Bush is the brother of former President George W. Bush and son of President George H.W. Bush.
Jeb Bush speaks fluent Spanish and his wife, Columba, is Mexican-born.
A recent Fox poll showed him and Hillary Clinton in a dead heat in a head-to-head matchup. Clinton, a former secretary of state in President Barack Obama's first term, has drawn fire recently for deleting State Department-related emails from her private server.
Bush, a former Florida governor, and Scott Walker, the two-term governor of Wisconsin are leading the crowded GOP field for their party's nod.