Margins Reply part 2

Mike Ositoff ntk at
Sat Sep 19 02:22:22 PDT 1998

I mentined the Votes-Against defense against order-reversal.
Lest that make VA look bad, remember what the defense is
in Margins: defensive order-reversal; kiss your favorite goodbye.

But wait, it gets better than that: In VA, the defensive strategy
punishes, & deters the order-reversal, while, in Margins, the
more effective your defensive strategy, as a C voter in my
example, the _safer_ you make the order-reversal. You make
it safer if you vote B equal to C. You make it completely safe
if you vote B over C. When order-reversal is less risky, it
will be more tempting.

More soon.


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