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Bernthal The Way It Oughta Be: Campaign Issues

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(KPLR) – It's one of the big campaign issues every year but maybe it shouldn't be.

Here's JB with The Way It Oughta Be.

I brought my chair to our election studio because there's one part of the election season that I just don't understand.

Every year there's a big stink about candidates releasing their tax returns.  I don't know of any local race decided by someone's tax returns.

It's the positions candidates take that voters care about.

If we wanted to know more about the candidate there's a better way to find out their dirt.

We should ask them to release their credit card statements.  Wouldn't it be interesting to see if they swipe their own card at the gas pump or the last time they charged 20 items or less through the grocery store express line.

I think we would definitely learn more from how they spend money then how they use deductions to lower their taxes.

I'm JB and that's The Way It Oughta Be.