Has James Bond Gone Woke?

Pete Weishaupt
2 min readSep 9, 2023

It looks like it. In the latest incarnation, Bond trades in his martini for a kombucha and is offended by an evil-doer gathering he attends that is exclusively male. In addition he disapproves of villains who haven’t diversified their minions: “There was not even a pretense at diversity here. Aethelstan hadn’t been the least bit concerned about ensuring that half of the people he’d hired to carry out his coup should be women, non-white, or disabled.” Another villain is a former politician kicked out of his party for an “anti-trans diatribe”. This villain “was famous for promoting covid/vaccine/mask-wearing/5G…

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