Todd Stroger’s inadequacies weren’t the only topics of discussion at yesterday’s forum for the Democrats vying for Cook County Board president. Two of Stroger’s rivals also weighed in against one of Mayor Daley’s: his resistance to full disclosure of how hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer money is spent every year.

It was a striking example of how mainstream it’s suddenly become to call for reform in the mayor’s $500 million-a-year tax increment financing program.