Webster’s Dictionary defines “fake” as “not true, real or genuine.” Roget’s Thesaurus synonyms, among others, are “phony, pseudo and pretend.”

Due to the Electoral College and Russian bots, we have a fake president. Due to gerrymandering, we have a fake Congress. Due to House Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, we have a fake Supreme Court.

Our Constitutional Democratic Republic where majority rules while respecting rights of minorities is temporarily out of service.