On his morning radio show Monday, Glenn Beck hinted that he’d have a major announcement he’d make later in the day on his own TheBlaze TV. It’s something that some long-term listeners and viewers suspected, but it’s no easier to hear.

Forgive us, but we’re having a hard time imagining a replacement for Glenn, no matter how talented. It’s apparently inevitable, though.

Prayers have been pouring in.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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Update: Online On The Air says its tweet about Ben McPherson might have been taken out of context; we’ll post confirmation when it becomes available.

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