don't get me started


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don't get me started

An exclamation of weariness or despair regarding a topic that has just been introduced and about which the speaker feels very strongly and (usually) has a negative opinion of. A: "So, what do you think of the new tax law that Congress just passed?" B: "Oh, don't get me started! If the government had its way, we'd be taxed for the privilege to breathe!"
See also: get, start