Nevertheless, Stengel replied to Wallace’s concern with his claim about the First Amendment, which was first flagged by our friend Tom Elliott at Grabien:

“Political speech is complicated. The First Amendment protects it. The First Amendment doesn’t protect false speech about a virus or a false speech that endangers the health of your users. By the way, Facebook and Twitter have been taking things down, but they need to be even more vigilant about it and Google needs to be even more vigilant about what they prioritize in their search results. I mean, they need to prioritize factual information in their search results rather than emotional and inflammatory conspiracy theories that get people’s eyes.”