If Donald Trump loses Wisconsin’s GOP presidential primary Tuesday, the Republican dinner here Friday night could help explain why.
Local party loyalists showed little love and sometimes outright disdain for the New York billionaire as they chowed down on fried fish in the American Serb Hall, where two bars flank the banquet room and old-timers played cards in a bowling alley next door.
It didn't help that while rival candidates John Kasich and Ted Cruz attended the dinner, Trump sent Sarah Palin to speak on his behalf. The crowd giggled during her disjointed speech.
Mary Jo Thompson, 61, held two glasses of white Zinfandel because, she said, the prospect of Trump...