No, it’s not a joke but a real answer given in an interview.
Tyler Vazquez did what any good reporter would do, go to a mobile home park in Florida to ask people about hurricanes and preparation. He found this brilliant gentleman who thought:
We have a Navy. Why don’t the Navy come and drop ice in the warm water so it can’t get going as fast as it’s going? There’s gotta be ways to combat this instead of just point at the thing and saying, ‘Well, now it’s getting worse!’ Yeah, we know it’s getting worse!
Watch the full video below to get the real enjoyment of his answer
— tyler vazquez (@tyler_vazquez) September 1, 2019