Agree with this post, though it doesn't necessarily mean that we have to go with this particular solution. It's not only you that feels this way, even the creator of this site feels that some things can be improved. There's a thread by him discussing part of this:
I believe the concept of the daily originals was one of these improvements in order to alleviate the situation.
Personally, I think the greatest problem with the voting system is its ability to foster groupthink, a bad condition to have if one needs creative solutions. Some measure of unity IS required to pool our power, but I do think we don't want TOO much groupthink to occur afterall.