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updated 12/4/2006 9:31:20 AM ET 2006-12-04T14:31:20

Too little, too late, Don. That is the reaction of many voters to a classified memo written by Defense Secretary Don Rumsfeld two days before announcing his resignation. The memo said the U.S. military’s role in Iraq was not working and it was “time for a major adjustments,” including possible troop reductions.

“I am finding it hard to believe that these ideas took so long to surface,” wrote a former military lawyer from Massachusetts who goes by the name “wamoshii” on the issues-based The aspiring teacher started a Loop, or discussion forum, to discuss the memo with fellow community members.

“There are some nuggets here,” wamoshii wrote. “So why does he make these recommendations so late? I have no idea. For some reason, he sacrificed his legacy for nonsense until it was too late.” Among the replies thus far:

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