If I really wanted to pick this movie apart I could. So in the interests of being objective I'll have a go at it.
Problem #1 -- The movie lacks heart.
If you're a regular viewer of Saturday Night Live, you're likely well aware of the recurring MacGruber sketches, which feature Will Forte as a ridiculous MacGyver-esque hero who always ends up getting blown up.
I have talked to a lot of people who don't remember when CIA mole Robert Hanssen was captured. I am not sure why I do, but I do. Maybe because I am interested in moles or maybe it is because I work at a newspaper. I am not sure.