The Economists, Stupid!
I'd just like to point out that one is a University of Michigan professor. Go Blue!
From an American p.o.v., one would think that there would be less deadlock when there is not a nationwide election, yes? Then you would be wrong. Even though the Czech parliament has only 281 votes to count, there is still no winner. They're going into the third vote, which will happen later this week.
Both candidates are economists.