In 1995, Pizza Hut founder John Pizzahut had the idea of jamming rancid string cheese logs into the edges of a pizza, and thus was stuffed crust pizza born. Despite being humanity's single greatest achievement (sorry, written language!) and a major advance in the field of pizzaology, it still hasn't been adopted as the standard 23 years later. This is because we humans have a bad habit of not adopting something better if we're used to the older, shittier version.
Of course, finding more places to hide a substance that legally qualifies as cheese isn't the only example. There are things we do every day that have huge impact on our lives which have objectively superior versions that will never, ever see widespread adoption in the United States, if for no other reason than that making the change sounds like too much damn work. For example ...
Ranked Choice Voting Fixes Democracy (Or At Least Improves It A Bit)
Let us assume for a moment that you are an American who does not vote in federal elections because "both parties are the same." First of all, congratulations! You did it! You found a way to feel smugly superior to all those voting plebs, with their "convictions" and "exercising their civic duty," by doing nothing whatsoever. That said, there is legitimate criticism to be made of the American winner-takes-all voting system.
Any system that only offers two choices is already halfway to having no choices. If you're a progressive, you know that supporting a progressive third-party candidate you agree with could just split the vote and put a Republican in office. This encourages you to fall in line with whatever boring centrist the Democrats give you, and discourages those third-party candidates from even running in the first place.
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This is where ranked choice voting comes in. It's a system where instead of casting a vote for a single candidate, voters rank several choices from first to last. If one candidate gets a majority of first-choice votes, they win. Congratulations, President Vermin Supreme! If no candidate gets a majority of first-choice votes, then the candidate with the fewest first-choice votes is eliminated. Sorry, Senate candidate Ted Nugent, looks like the seat's going to Kid Rock. Votes for the eliminated candidate are redistributed to voters' second choice, then third, then fourth, and so on, until a candidate has a majority.
That means our hypothetical voter up there could feel secure putting their preferred candidate first and then the Democrat second, knowing that if the former gets eliminated, their vote just rolls over to the latter.
While this may not be a perfect system, it's certainly a better system than what we've got. No more being forced to choose between the political equivalent of a sharp stick in the eye and an acid enema. Instead, you could just rank the political equivalent of a basket of handjobs first and put the sharp stick in the eye further down the list.