John Oliver has made his move to HBO a hit by being exceptional at distilling complex sociopolitical issues into small, digestible segments — with jokes.
But the conflict between security and freedom could be the trickiest ongoing issue in the United States today.
We mean, Captain America’s debate on the topic ended with so many explosions, it broke S.H.I.E.L.D.
So how does mild-mannered John approach such a complicated issue? By asking the one person most embroiled in the controversy.
He went to Russia and talked to Edward Snowden! For real!
See John’s entire (mildly NSFW) report on domestic surveillance — complete with everything you need to know about dick pics (below)!