WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Many conservatives have voiced dissatisfaction with the Republican front-runners for the 2008 U.S. presidential nomination, a report says.
When faced with a choice of Arizona Sen. John McCain, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani as the GOP nominee, many stalwarts are said to be opting for "none of the above," The Washington Post says.
The widespread feeling that none of the top three is really a conservative appeared to be a central issue with many of the 150 alumni of the Reagan administration who attended an annual reunion at the Heritage Foundation this week.
"We are without a viable candidate for 2008 at this point," said Mary Ann Meloy, an official in the Reagan White House.
Activist Phyllis Schlafly says the top three candidates are wrong, ambiguous or suspect on several points.