You're confusing the term "censorship" with the First Amendment.
Anyone can be a censor. The First Amendment only limits the government's ability to censor.
Boy, that will really send a message to the US.
You know what else would send a message? Asylum.
But if no one's feeling that bold, I'm sure the award will really pick Eddie's spirits up during the Russian winter.
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean. -- Albert Einstein