The collective voting population of American Idol watchers must be dumber than a box of rocks. That might seem harsh, but it is simple math, people.
If you want to make sure your top two favorite performers make it to the Finals, you have to place multiple votes, and place them evenly. Millions of people forgot to vote for the sure-thing Melinda Doolittle and only voted for their favorite second-place singer.
I am ashamed to call myself an Idol fan if this is how the voting goes. There is no way that the most consistent singer was not the favorite for next week’s Finals, so she should have received the most votes and left the rest of the population split between Blake Lewis and Jordin Sparks.
This is a travesty and I declare tomorrow a national day of mourning for the American common sense, which has obviously kicked the bucket.