Hokey is as hokey does

... you'll find Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Jefferson Davis and General William Sherman and other historical figures from the Civil War era. They will be dressed in period clothes and delivering powerful arguments about issues that surrounded the war.
It's the High Plains Chataqua staged for people to busy to read or think, people not embarassed to have some costumed clown deliver their HISTORY! to them. Get this, from a professor no less:
"They are human beings trying to come up with answers that will make sense to them."
They? Being statesmen, one assumes they were looking beyond themselves. If we're talking about the actors, not the statesmen, I'm not sure they'll ever make sense of the question, "What the hell was I thinking when I got on the stage dressed as (whomever)?"