Dem Senator Gets Heckled for Calling a Woman 'Honey' at a Townhall

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., becomes emotional as he meets in his office with families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., on the day he announced that they have reached reached a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more gun buyers, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), a moderate Democrat, used a sexist term to refer to a woman in his townhall audience. Democrats are usually on the side of the aisle that is opposed to micro-aggressions and non-PC terminology, so it is all the more shocking (sarcasm intended) that a Democrat senator used this sexist term.