Visiting a foreign land is like looking in the mirror for the first time. The absence of the familiar, and the presence of the unusual causes us to think on our own land, our own society. This is why travel is such a gift to the intellect.
A visitor from a remote land can do this for us, in the comfort of our own homes. Like this:
Compare and contrast. Who better to make this comparison between the USA and the EU, between our Constitution and theirs, between our government and theirs than a Member of the European Parliament. Watch the whole thing.