Can Free Speech Flourish in the Age of Trump?

December 2, 2016

By Nick Gillespie at Reason

President-elect Donald Trump was pretty damn awful on the campaign trail when it came to free-speech issues. He said he wanted to "open up" libel laws so he would have an easier time going after newspapers that he claimed wrote "wrong" things about him. In a particularly disturbing 24-hour period last December, both he and Hillary Clinton not only called for Internet censorship as a means of combating radical Islam, they specifically gave the stink-eye to anyone talking about constitutional rights...