[EM] Kristofer: Approval vs Condorcet, 4/28/12

Dave Ketchum davek at clarityconnect.com
Sat Apr 28 20:14:34 PDT 2012

On Apr 28, 2012, at 5:04 PM, Michael Ossipoff wrote:
> For one thing, Condorcet discourages honesty, because, even if you  
> top-rank Compromise, top-ranking Favorite too can cause Compromise  
> to lose to Worse. ....when ranking Compromise _alone_ in 1st place  
> would have defeated Worse. To do your best to defeat Worse, you have  
> to vote Favorite below Compromise. You have to say with your vote  
> that Condorcet is better than Favorite. Consider that before you  
> criticize Approval for not letting you vote Favorite over a needed  
> compromise.
What is going on here?

I properly have to rank Favorite above Compromise.  Exactly how can  
this fail?

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