November 8, 2012

WHY PEOPLE LOVE JAMES BOND: “Bond is just human enough to be believable—and yet sufficiently aloof and suave to appear mostly untroubled by the world’s real worries. He thus provides just the right amount of escapism. The best fantasies are those that appear not entirely unattainable.”

UPDATE: Several readers suggest that the above description sounds a lot like Barack Obama. Well, he’s a fantasy figure for many.