I'm afraid there's no arguments to be had, this was established using science:
Actually no, let's argue about it.
I'll let pass the fact that apple is the most mediocre pie imaginable, and focus my rage on both shepherds AND cottage being allowed in the poll at all. Absolute farce.
On a positive note, cherry was a total surprise placer for me but a welcome one. Good thinking, Britain. Also thanks for not forgetting about mince.