Colbert Agrees With Gretchen Carlson: Obama Needs Charts & Graphs (VIDEO)

04/15/2011 10:06 am ET | Updated Jun 15, 2011

Depending on who you talk to, President Obama's budget speech was either a clear statement of values and intent or a snoozefest. "Fox & Friends'" Gretchen Carlson felt it lacked the pizazz of a Paul Ryan barnburner, complete with charts, graphs and attitude to spare. And Stephen Colbert agrees with her. The greatest speeches in the history of American politics have always made use of audio/visual flair.

Check out the clip and see if you agree. Would President Obama make a stronger case if he threw a couple of powerpoint slides into his speeches?