We begin with the Washington Post and petroleum empowered at the Department of Energy:
Ann Telnaes: Trump’s ‘oops’ choice for the Energy Department
From the Tulsa World, will he forget again, now he’ll be running it?:
Bruce Plante: Trump and Rick Perry
A nationally syndicated cartoonist ponders Perry and his fellow petro pal:
Jeff Danziger: Welcome to the White [?] House
The Washington Post ponders contrasting oppositions:
Tom Toles: Will Trump’s White House have conflicts of interest? There’s another side to that story.
Jim Morin: Will America take it?
And here’s the soliloquy, delivered by network parent CEO New Beatty to top-rated and utterly bonkers news anchor Peter Finch both of whom won Oscars for their roles:
From the Salt Lake Tribune, treated like shit:
Pat Bagley: The Trump Jobs Plan
Finally, from the Lexington Herald-Leader, what happens when billionaires rule the cabinet:
Joel Pett: More room for branding