On her second day as education secretary, Betsy DeVos was driven away from a Washington school she was trying to visit. She eventually found another way in.

“GO BACK!” a Mediate report said she was told. “SHAME! SHAME! SHAME! SHAME!”

But Day 1 might have been worse, with social media reacting to a DeVos tweet meant to be self-deprecating: “Day 1 on the job is done, but we’re only getting started. Now where do I find the pencils? :)”

A Huffington Post story on the Twitter reaction fueled a stream of derision.

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