namby-pambyism

namby-pambyism

weak or insipid behavior or attitude. — namby-pamby, n., adj.
See also: Behavior
weak or insipid behavior or attitude. — namby-pamby, n.
See also: Attitudes
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The idea that bad guys need to be protected against themselves is one that will be deeply repugnant to most people in the military, further evidence of the lily-livered, bleeding-heart, namby-pambyism that has led to what seem to be viable cases thrown out in court for what seem to be technicalities.
Sometimes it's hard to defend footballers from accusations of namby-pambyism - especially from the oval ball fans.