Rhetoric focus of N.Y. Times columnist's Martin Luther King Jr. speech

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 | 11:34 p.m. CST; updated 3:58 p.m. CST, Friday, January 28, 2011

COLUMBIA — Charles Blow did not mince words Wednesday night when speaking about the status of American political speech, a topic that has made headlines after the fallout from the Tucson shootings on Jan. 8.