Drudge Commenters Disapprove of Philly’s New Spanish-Immersion Preschool

Al Día story takes the brunt of the criticism.

When Philly’s Al Día newspaper ran a story about Philly’s first Spanish-immersion preschool, the paper got something unexpected: A Drudge Report link.

The reaction wasn’t positive:

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Al Día took the brunt of the comments, according to a new report from the paper:

Thanks to a link by Drudge Report, a short posting about “Mi Casita”, a Spanish immersion preschool, prompted over 700 comments that range from “WE WERE DISCOVERED BY THE ENGLISH AND THAT IS THE NATIVE TONGUE THEY SPOKE WHY DO WE CATER TO THESE ILLEGALS AND THEIR REFUSAL TO LEARN ENGLISH?” to “This is AMERICA ! ENGLISH ONLY in all schools and governments. DEPORT or EXECUTE ALL ILLEGAL ALIENS.”

Al Día’s Ana Gamboa noted: “Strangely enough the article has no immigration content. The program is not intended for Latinos or students of a specific background. According to Melissa Page, founder of the preschool, “Mi Casita” is a privately funded project to develop children into multicultural students.”

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  • Earl J

    And meanwhile after Masterman and Penn Alexander, Independence Charter School is the hardest school to get into and the best of the rest.

  • BlackJack Charles

    Drudgebots are a pack of drooling morons.

    • Matamoros

      As opposed to you, who are an unmitigated genius, no…?

  • Whatwhatwhat?

    What a shocker… Drudge readers are xenophobic fear-consumed morons? Never would have suspected.

    • Matamoros

      Wow, I’m “xenophobic”? And “fear consumed”? What is it exactly I fear again…? And what am I “xenophobic” about again…?

    • Leo Cardinal

      So we’ll mark you under the “supports a return to tribalism” column?

  • cornrow

    LOL! 3 comments….

    Ain’t stereotypes grand? I prefer the ones about mexicans and blacks, but yours are good too!

  • never ending fight for freedom

    Lets see here,
    G news, has a section header called “Drudge news”
    Drudge, (which only links to others news articles, & does not write their own)
    Are the articles Drudge links to only meant for people who agree w/ their agenda,
    are they not for public consumption?
    Now an article about all the mean people who click on the stories, must suck to be a mind numbed, closed minded liberal robot

    • Leo Cardinal

      Nailed it!

  • Leo Cardinal

    Programs like this are just a form of tribalism. They put lipstick on it and call it “multiculturalism”.
    And the left loves tribalism!

  • Ian McDermott

    Can someone from “Mi Casita” explain what benefit, if any, there is to turning children into “multicultural” students? What is the agenda there?

  • Ian McDermott

    The problem by summed up by the last sentence of this article: “project to develop children into multicultural students”

    Why aren’t they being develop into American students?

    America is at its best when we are united around a common language and culture. Instead of dividing us by how we look or by where we came from we should be focusing on what unites us. We are a sovereign nation and a great nation or at least we wee until a few years ago. Lets celebrate and develop our children to be great Americans.