President Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate with a 51-50 vote. Vice President Mike Pence rushed to the rescue to break the tie on the Senate floor.
Criticisms of Betsy DeVos are that she has zero experience with public schools, and famously called them a "dead end." She is a champion of charter schools, which some say has turned children's education into for-profit enterprise. Her only relevant activity is donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to Republican Senators, which has proven to be more important to the people in power than the hundreds of thousands of calls from constituents.
Let us mourn. But, you know, with jokes. Here's how Twitter is reacting to Betsy Devos being confirmed as Secretary of Education: