Monday, April 02, 2007

Why Major Parties Need Unity08 (?)

The Decoy Effect.
In the actual world, however, third candidates regularly have the unintended effect of making one of the front-runners look better than before in the minds of undecided voters.

Hmm. The tricky question, of course, is whether any "major" candidate feels that they would be better off with an appropriate third-party candidate for comparison.

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