I've tried both the visual and simple editors.
When I use the simple (code) editor to enter a
<br> tag (usually several in a row to test), and then switch to the visual editor, it shows up in the visual editor as several line breaks.
However when I save the page and reload it a couple times in my browser, the
<br> tags are gone and there's no space between the paragraphs.
Also if I switch back to the code view from the visual editor, the
<br> tags have been removed there and all that is left is white space.
If I simply change it in the simple editor and then just click save, same effect, the line break tags get removed.
So question is: How can I get line breaks to stay in the code when I save the page, and thus space my blog posts appropriately?