I’m SO Tired…(My Year-End Rant)

Andy Ostroy
2 min readDec 25, 2020

2020 has been an awful year. But truthfully? The prior three were no picnic either. As the year draws to an orgasmically welcome end, and as the minutes to the Donald J. Trump Reign of Terror painfully crawl toward January 20th, I confess that I’m tired of it all. I’m just fucking exhausted

I’m exhausted by this pandemic, but more so, because Trump’s gross incompetence and negligence elongated its lifespan and let it metastasize into the biggest killer of Americans ever

I’m tired of selfish non-maskers and those who somehow believe the mask is supposed to protect the chin

I’m tired of all the “we want our life back!” whiners who can’t sacrifice anything for a few months so we can kill this deadly beast and, well, get our lives back

I’m tired of stupid people

I’m tired of cultish loyalty to a dangerous self-serving sociopath

I’m tired of Trump and his hourly displays of actual insanity

I’m tired of the Republican Senate that’s refused to stop this insanity

I’m tired of watching supposedly smart, patriotic people indulge Trump like he’s a petulant 5-year-old having a temper-tantrum and allow him to subvert every foundation of our precious democracy

I’m tired of watching pathetic, cowardly Republicans live in mortal fear of Trump

I’m tired of watching religious hypocrites preach the gospel as they defend, enable and empower a shameless serial sinner

I’m tired of the media, after 5 years of candidate/president Trump’s outrageously corrupt, treasonous, sociopathic behavior, still incredulously ask each other “Why would Trump do that?”

I’m tired of watching people of color and other minorities be treated like shit and, well, ya know, killed

I’m tired of racists who get angry about being called racists

I’m tired of science and climate-change deniers

I’m tired of America being turned into a banana republic

I’m tired of all the lies

I’m tired of watching the United States president golf when the nation is pummeled by a virus, a recession, racial unrest, a Russian hack and, now, a terrorist attack

I’m tired of not having a president…

Andy Ostroy

Director, producer, podcaster, writer, resistor, non-profit-supporter of women filmmakers