American Idol once again proves why we can only have two parties

Apr 23, 2004 03:47 · 84 words · 1 minute read

Though I haven’t yet watched this week’s American Idol, I got an unfortunate preview from this article: ‘American Idol’ Voting Strikes Sour Note. Once again, we see the ugly side of plurality voting (I wrote about this last year. When you have more than two candidates, just choosing your single favorite candidate does not do the job. I will say that it’s quite crazy that the three best singers, in my opinion, ended up in the bottom three… that’s unexpected even with plurality voting.