I haven't done photorealism in quite awhile, but I couldn't think of a more fitting subject.
The United States of America was founded on a system of checks and balances to prevent oppression and tyranny which has been corrupted by fallible men. Thankfully, in the digital age we have the beacon of unlimited information to shine light into the dark corners of totalitarianism. With this information we can stare back into the mirror and realize that we have driven, through fear, to enable and facilitate the very tyranny this country sought to prevent. We, the United States, have become the "bad guys".
Truth remains treason in the empire of lies, godspeed Edward Snowden for as long as you can outrun the empire.