I debated writing anything about the recent #Meryl Streep vs. Donal Trump fiasco. Not because I have no opinion, but rather, why?

No I did not vote for Donald Trump, no I did not vote for Hilary Clinton, and no, I do not like Meryl Streep

The problem is, people become so self-aware and self-important that they forget most of us just don’t care about what they have to say. Again let me make myself clear, none of the lime-light hogging narcissists get my attention. But, with her recent speech at this year’s Golden Globes, Meryl Streep has driven home a point which is becoming increasingly problematic. You can say it’s because no one likes Trump and everyone wants to champion those who oppose him, but you’d be wrong.

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In America, specifically, we are always looking for that one thing we can get behind, complain about, or praise because it is the right thing to do. In 2016, we did it over everything. I mean everything. Every week we had a new spin on an old topic that we were either vilifying or praising as the greatest/worst thing ever.

Just last week, the nation, seemingly, was all unified (with the exception of a few questionable people) over the capture and torture of a disabled youth. When it is against something that is indeed immoral, our nation has a much easier time standing behind what is right, always has. The problem comes in when there is a wide spread issue that is still very clearly dividing country. Specifically the support of Donald Trump as the President of the United States.

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Look, I get it, with California and New York, Hilary Clinton won the popular vote by a little over 3 million votes. On the flip side though, remove those states and Clinton would have lost by nearly 3 million. There was a lot of hype and hope around the Electoral College switching the way they voted to stop Trump. Even with the countless ads, petitions, protests, and insurmountable celebrity endorsements; it just didn’t happen.

Now we have constant news pieces celebrating Alec Baldwin’s performance as Donal Trump on "SNL" (and Trump’s ridiculous tweets of bashing them). We have a brand new season of "The Apprentice" (again with Trump tweet-bashing), constant cycles of Trump doing this, not doing that, or what have you (these, too, will have some Trump tweets come along -- he’s nothing if not consistent).

There is a question you have to ask yourself

Why? Is it because it will change something? Is it so your voice is heard? Is it for America as a nation to know we are mad and won’t take it any more? Or are we looking at the beginnings of a much larger struggle looming on the horizon?

I set out writing this piece to point out how Hollywood (and specifically Meryl Streep today) are nothing more than caricatures.

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After much deliberation, though, I realized this was not going to solve anything. It was going to instigate further thought of ill-temperament towards our already ailing society. These wounds won't heal overnight, they aren’t going to heal in four years, either.

I can say this though, because I have seen it. The more something is claimed to be the worst possible outcome, the more those that championed it before will get louder and more venomous. If you want change, need change, are afraid of what the next four years are going to bring, or you are just a person who is tired of the way the government has been; realize one thing. You are the only one who can make the changes you need.

So buck up, America, grow thicker skin, and realize that everything you want to complain about probably isn’t worth it. Choose your battles, or you're going to go through the worst growing pains in 2017, and beyond. #Donald Trump #Politics