These guys are not agents; they’re low-level bureaucrats. America is unique in the developed world in turning minor officials from the Department of Paperwork into “agents” and letting them run around pretending to be James Bond.
And, by the way, the point about 007 is that it’s a very low number, because there are supposed to be very few of them.
If you’re wondering why America is the Brokest Nation in History, with a national government that has to pay back $18 trillion (which is more than anyone ever has had to pay back) just to get back to having nothing, well, consider this:
They sent six SUVs of trained agents to check the vehicle identification number on the imported 1985 Land Rover of a respectable, law-abiding couple no threat to anybody.
That total waste of resources is repeated a bazillion times a day across the land – and, like Iran’s room-service bill in Vienna, you’re paying for it.