The Palm Beach Post reports that Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is encouraging his state's students to read The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe as part of the "Just Read, Florida" campaign. However, Bush's interest in the book comes at a time when a major Republican donor, Philip Anschutz, is about to release a $150 million film version of the C.S. Lewis classic. Anschutz's company, Walden Media, says it had no influence on Bush's decision to promote the book. The state's campaign to promote The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe has also drawn criticism because the book is often...
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