How do you bypass all the nationalistic jingoism and tell ordinary Americans that their very own government is infringing on their much-cherished privacy under the guise of national security? It’s simple. You tell them their ‘dick pics’ can be seen by the government. Anything to simplify a complex problem for the masses, eh?

But who would do such a bizarre thing? Well, trust comedian/talk show host, John Oliver, to pull it off. And he did it by going all the way to Russia and schedule a meet with none other than Edward Snowden, the hero whistleblower who is now forced to live outside his home country.

Check it out.

But just in case the video above is removed from YouTube for copyright reasons, you can watch the entire main segment of the show here.

All dick jokes aside, the question still remains – when it comes to the government, how much power is too much?