Ranked Choice Voting Has Always Failed

“It was stated to the general public that they were making baby carriages and Volkswagen parts. There was a story going the rounds when they were there that one of the workers wives was expecting a baby. As baby carriages were in short supply, it was decided that each man would secretly take out a part of the Volkswagen and build her a baby carriage — which they did, and when they had assembled the parts, the result was a gun carriage.” (This may be a strange war rumor, or a peculiar cautionary tale, but sometimes life imitates legend.)