One of the targets of Daily Show comedian Hasan Minhaj at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night was Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Here’s Minhaj’s not-funny-at-all joke on Perry’s absence from the annual event, via Vanity Fair:

Hey, has anyone see Rick Perry since he became energy secretary? I have a feeling he’s sitting in a room full of plutonium waiting to become Spider-Man. That’s just my hunch.

Um, no. Sec. Perry’s father had just died so he obviously had more important things on his mind than the nerd prom:

Minhaj is classless and clueless about Spider-Man:

Sec. Perry took to Twitter on Saturday night while getting roasted in D.C. to share with all of us a little big about his amazing father:

R.I.P.

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