|Inspector Trainee Jacques Clouseau Jr.|
Back when the world was still in black and white, most peoples idea of the FBI was a cadre of honest and upstanding men and women of law enforcement. The best at the ready; G-Men willing to risk life and limb to prevent crime or solve one, like super heroes always getting their man, and always within the span of one-hour. No one ever thought the FBI would be tasked with creating a crime.
The plot to kidnap Gretchen Whitmer was, from the start, doomed to fail. It was never going to happen because in the ranks of 14 cartoon characters were, at a minimum, an additional 12 G-Men. These informants are supposed to be like mall cops. Observe and report. They are not tasked with creating a crime, but that is apparently what the FBI does now.