But Democrats can drop the same language they accuse their ideological opponents of like it was casual language.
Take Gloria Platko, a clerk in Buena Vista Township, Michigan. (Western Journalism, h/t Erik Rush via Twitter)
Buena Vista Township, Michigan Clerk Gloria Platko is resisting demands that she step down after another local official taped a phone conversation in which Platko used the n-word. Contains brief strong language.
Now if she'd been a Republican, and a conservative, Tea Party one at that, there would be nationwide calls for her to step down.