I’d think that a government effort to block free speech would have a much harder time passing a judicial review on constitutional grounds....
That wouldn't be any problem. They would just call it "hate speech," or "insurrection," or something. Occasional Cortex and others are already talking about "reining in" the media. You can bet we'll be hearing more about that.
The First Amendment? It's going the same way the Second is.
Onward and upward,