The three-strikes-and-you’re-out rule is a regulation in baseball that states that a batter is out if they get three strikes during their turn at bat. This rule is controversial because some people believe it gives the pitcher an unfair advantage.

Carolyn Harrison

Carolyn Harrison

Let’s look at this scenario in another context: the state of Idaho’s Legislature, governor and parents are up to bat. Each one gets one pitch. The teachers’ union is the pitcher, and the game is school choice in Idaho.

Carolyn Harrison is the Bonneville County Precinct No. 24 committee officer and co-founder of Idaho Parents for Educational Choice.

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