This is an ongoing theme here on this blog that the political Left hates any kind of dissent whether it's climate change or reproductive rights or any range of topics.
I think Ann Althouse has it right: "Because they don't know how to talk about the substantive merits when they are challenged." So now we're going to go through this kabuki theater of a Constitutional amendment to reverse Citizens United to fire up the base, nothing more.
Freedom of Press is a sacred right for the NY Times, LA Times, and Mother Jones. Fox News, however, must be destroyed.
Extra - Legal Insurrection: "Senate Democrats renew push to gut free speech."
More - Hit & Run: "If it did pass, this amendment would mark the second time in U.S. history that Americans decided the Constitution should be changed to restrict people's freedom."