One worrisome result in a recent Ipsos opinion poll is how many Americans don’t believe in freedom of the press. It is true that 85% agree (strongly or somewhat) that “freedom of the press is essential for American democracy,” but 4% disagree (strongly or somewhat, disregarding again those who neither agree nor disagree or who don’t know). The answers to the question of whether freedom of speech “is one of the values that makes America great” are roughly similar. The...