The current 007, Daniel Craig, is a British subject and so can only support U.S. candidates with witticisms. He tells Parade magazine that Barack Obama would make a better James Bond than John McCain :because — if he’s true to his word — he’d be willing to quite literally look the enemy in the eye and go toe-to-toe with them.” Trust an effete limey, no matter how butch, to endorse negotiations without preconditions. McCain, Craig says, “because of his long service and experience, would probably be a better M… There is, come to think of it, a kind of Judi Dench quality to McCain.”
We really wish they’d asked him who would make the better Thor.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 23, 2008