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Obama administration apparently choosing to abandon the promotion of American values abroad.
My next -- fears the consequences could be dire indeed.
Joining us now radio talk show host Dennis Prager is -- book is still the best -- Why the world needs American values to triumph.
Released yesterday great to have you rose -- I apologize for my boy -- and draw audiences are struggling with this -- look for -- that makes you all the more commendable.
Carol thank you so much and -- commendable your -- I have to say I wanna point out that we have a link up on the home page -- where dobbs are Compton denizens new book.
We urge you to -- an important new book.
Values at the center of everything that you are focusing on right now.
Why a focus on values.
Battle is about values is thought about the economy.
The economy is a symptom it's not the cause of the problems that afflict America and I am so sad that that's -- Understood ironically it's understood by the left.
-- know the battle is over values the right thinks the battle is over the economy.
-- if Mitt Romney campaigns just on the economy are you doing better or worse than three years ago he will lose if he battles on values.
Debt -- Centrality of government or the centrality of the individual liberty vs materially quality.
And governor Romney.
It last night -- -- swept five primaries talking about precisely about.
Effectively saying it's still the economy stupid.
All of which certainly it is but as you say values here are parts are.
Critically important and it seemed to be avoided by the all of the candidates.
For the most.
Or will the left us and avoided interestingly they have their values fairness equality.
They do battle he stopped he stopped battling Barack Obama -- my giving you a better economy girl give you a better economy.
He's arguing on -- give you more fairness they do battle long values and then we don't put our values are better.
And I couldn't agree with you more.
Investor Michael -- -- all are talking about not American values when dealing with the Russians were used ambassador.
But something called universal bonds.
I'm not gonna give grades about -- how democratic or not it is but most certainly the system is not the totalitarian dictatorship.
Of the Soviet Union and we as President Obama has said many many times.
We're not gonna get into the business of dictating that path.
We're just gonna support what we'd like to call the universal values not American values not western values.
From a US ambassador can -- imagine I can imagine that's the tragedy.
If she's Casey's with the state department of all there are some wonderful individuals in the State Department that a State Department language I would best this ambassador one question.
-- so is the difference between American values in universal values I'd like to know what what what he would answer.
American values resides in America where we fought hard for them over the course of better than right central we got to define -- and that's really do when my book or we will lose that.
And that book is entitled.
Demonstrator still best hope the best hope.
-- -- the world needs American values to triumph and it's great to have you with us again.
Linked to the board from Lou Dobbs dot com was -- the basket -- you very much for having up next.