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As has been mentioned on meta about a gazillion times before, we don't control the software. And so long as that is the case, I see little point in discussing odd corner cases like this one.
Filed where? I don't think it's a silly idea to organize the various feature requests that have been made on meta over the last year. If alpha ever gets going it would be nice to have a well organized and prioritized wishlist. But right now, such doesn't exist.
I think there are good reasons (from the point of view of gaming) not to allow self-downvotes. See, for example, http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/20084/generating-reputation-through-downvotes. As the owner of the post, if you can edit it to make it better, or (if you don't know how to make it better) edit it to indicate that the post is incomplete in some important way. I don't understand why this is not a satisfactory option.
** I would like to be able to downvote it.**
In the mean time, what you can do is add to the answer a comment about why it is bad. Even wrong answers, properly notated to say they are wrong, can be usefully left on the site available for reading.
Actually, I think such an added note is more useful than an anonymous downvote anyway.
@Anton, the analysis you linked to, while maybe correct, leaves me wondering: who cares?! In the example discussed there, «The point is, an answer that was worth 10-20 reputation actually generated me 44 - almost as much as the top answer.» Whohoooo, 24 extra MO points!!!! What's the next step to someone who does that? World domination? :)
@Bill, adding a comment to your answer explainign why it seems unsatisfactory to you would be tons of times more useful for the reader than an anonymous downvote. If that is not enough, I can vote you down every time you ask me to: just point me to the answer you want to downvote and voilà :)
@Mariano: Ah, but therein lies the difficulty. If you elaborate on why your answer is insufficient, that just makes the answer all the more valuable, thereby gaining more upvotes! Quite the Catch-22 -- there seems to be no way to diminish the endless stream of positive feedback. Sigh.