I go back and forth over which is the better recent observation.
On the one hand, I think it may be this:
I also want a pony.
On the other hand, I also think it may be this:
Before you can "settle it on the field", as playoff advocates like to bray, you've got to pick who gets to show up in the first place. That's why I continue to argue that there are flaws in any playoff format that have to be addressed before anointing it as new and improved over the current state of affairs in D-1 football.
And the bigger you make that playoff field, the more you magnify the flaws.
Preach it, gentlemen!