The federal government spends millions of dollars every year to address the problem of bullying in schools. Joe the Plumber agrees that bullying must be addressed, but believes that real solutions should raise the level of self respect for the victim. To this end, Joe has produced the following public service announcement to help governments, schools, and kids take bullying head-on. A video of the announcement can be found here:

Wurzelbacher released the following statement on the announcement:

“I have a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to bullies. If a kid is being bullied at school, my advice to them is to punch the bully in the face. The government can create as many boards, commissions, and informational sessions on sensitivity that it wants. The fact is, we still have bullies, and we still have victims who are trained not to stand up for themselves. In a time of fiscal crisis, it is low cost, effective policies like these that will turn this country around.”

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