I’m Just So Tired About the State of America…
It seems like this year keeps getting worse and worse. I feel like I’ve never been so angry and uncertain before, and yet it also feels like this is just the tip of the iceberg. Back in March, I had hope that maybe — just maybe — we could all band together to beat back COVID and put just one win up on the board. But no, we let COVID ravage our country as it killed hundreds of thousands of people and hit communities of color the hardest. The animosity and brutality of our police have once again been laid bare on an international stage, and the future of American politics has seemingly never been more uncertain. Time feels like it’s flying by, but at the same time, every day feels more and more like an endless slog. I just don’t know what I can do to help. I mean, I know that the problems we’re experiencing can’t be blamed on the year — our societal problems will continue until enough of us demand change and see it through. But this year has really shattered America’s illusions of grandeur. I don’t understand the people who still say that they’re proud to be American, because I for one am tired of our country’s collective disregard for others, and broad inaction on the issues which impact us most.
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