Was Glenn Beck dropped on his head as an infant or was he born common sense challenged?  He called Hurricane Irene a "blessing" on his Friday radio show, saying it would teach people to be prepared for disasters.

As the hurricane headed, full force towards the East Coast, Beck said that it would be a valuable lesson for people who have not heeded his warnings according to the Huffington Post. He said he has long told his followers to stock up in case of "global disruption in food." He said that, even though people had mocked him for it, disaster preparedness was key to him.

"If you've waited [until now], this hurricane is a blessing," he said. "It is God reminding you, as was the earthquake last week...you're not in control".    Glenn's opinions are his own, thank goodness!