This is called burying. It makes sense in systems that violate the later-no-help or later-no-harm criteria, but instant-runoff voting satisfies both of those.
I like this framing a lot – thanks for sharing!
Looking forward to it! Will it be on Pocketcasts?
Is ED different to the Coombs method?https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coombs%27_method