The most magnetic personality in "The Revisionaries" belongs to Don McLeroy, who describes himself as a Young Earth Creationist. Believing "education is too important not to be polticized," he wields a heavy hammer as the leader of the panel, believing that his views are the only views, while he cordially offers up his thoughts on evolution and other scientific theories. When dealing with challenges to his views that the Earth is 6,000 years old, he appeals to his people, demanding "Somebody's gotta stand up to these... 'experts.'" Much of what his constituents believe, which carries over to the arguments occuring in the court, is that they have to be strategic about their comments -- religion must not be proved, but be presented in a way where it is impossible to disprove. When everything is a theory, nothing is a fact, and when more reasonable viewpoints conquer McLeroy's "we walked with the dinosaurs" philosophy, it's considered a "failure of strategy."
It becomes even more eye-opening for the layman when McLeroy and his compatriots tackle the social studies textbooks. We're given glimpses of the representatives leafing through pages, deleting, omitting, and adding words to clarify their viewpoints. President Reagan goes from being a President who enacted change to someone who represented the "values of leadership" with merely a few carefully-placed adjectives. Communism is regarded with even harsher language than previously utilized. Most representatives stand by as McLeroy simply re-writes history according to his own opinionated specifications, indeed, there isn't much opposition until he opts for the removal of hip-hop from text books, instead advocating the teaching of country western music. When a black representative presses McLeroy to explain this replacement, he casually suggests students don't need to learn about hip hop, and struggles to answer when asked exactly what his definition of hip-hop might be.
"The Revisionaries" isn't going to challenge anyone who needs to be challenged -- it's hypocritical for them to assume there is no flaw in their thought as they question evolution, all under the guise of protecting the youth. In one absolutely perfect snapshot, McLeroy, who had previously questioned why so many scientific theories weren't airtight, is seen teaching kids the basics regarding Noah's Ark, discussing the logistics of getting each specific animal onboard. Once he replies in the affirmative regarding the question of dinosaurs on the ark, it becomes less of an issue about being kind to your neighbors, and more about understanding how little the spoken word can sometimes mean. [A-]