In the presidential debate, Rick Perry said he wanted to eliminate the Department of Energy. Now he’ll be leading it. https://t.co/jWGQzDdFy9
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) December 13, 2016
Current Energy Secretary’s previous gig: Director of MIT Energy Initiative
Next Energy Secretary’s previous gig: “Dancing With The Stars”
— Gabe Ortíz (@TUSK81) December 13, 2016
Rick Perry, climate change skeptic, is President-elect Trump’s choice for secretary of energy. The current secretary is a nuclear physicist.
— Michael Wilner (@mawilner) December 13, 2016
Does Trump know Department of Energy’s main job is managing the nuclear arms stockpile/nuke nonprolif/counterterror? How is Perry qualified?
— Kurt Eichenwald (@kurteichenwald) December 13, 2016