Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 Source: Globe and Mail (Canada) Copyright: 2012 The Globe and Mail Company Contact: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/ Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/168 Author: Dr. Brian Green COMMON SENSE Your editorial Getting High On Renewal (Jan. 19) characterizes the Liberal proposal to legalize marijuana as an "appeal to the political left." But Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul also advocates legalization. So it seems only The Globe regards libertarians as left wing. Perhaps it's best to dispense altogether with this unhelpful division of the world into right and left. Ideology isn't that simple. And most of us manage to occupy both poles at various times. Why not just restate "appeal to the left" as "appeal to common sense"? Dr. Brian Green Thunder Bay - --- MAP posted-by: Richard R Smith Jr.