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Hump Day Headlines 1.25.17

Every Wednesday, we bring you the most important and amusing news stories of the past week. This week: Trump wrecks America and Ted Cruz wrecks Deadspin.

Rick Perry Didn’t Know What Job He Signed Up for, Apparently

When Rick Perry and his Weezer glasses got picked to head up the Department of Energy, we took a moment to fondly remember that time he wanted to wipe that same department from existence. Then we prepared to forget about the Department of Energy for another four to eight years….

Rick Perry to Lead Department He Forgot Existed

President-elect Donald Trump will name¬†Rick Perry his¬†Secretary of Energy. Perry, you may recall, once made abolishing the Department of Energy part of his presidential platform. Here’s Perry explaining: