#qanda: [ nothing short of ] Greer's lack of empathy or respect towards trans people is nothing short of appalling.
Ilona Renner: [nanny-statism, suite;]The public health England report on sugar has established the scientific basis for a tax on sugary drinks, particularly when done in combination with restrictions on in-store promotions and on marketing of unhealthy food and drink. So are we still going to hear the usual corporate-sponsored discourse about personal responsibility, personal freedom of choice and the nanny-statism，in Australia, or will we step up the complex challenge of obesity and put our energy instead into drafting a suite of effective evidence-based public health policies as we did with tobacco.
Definitions:nothing short of:(nothing less than)
used to emphasise forcefully that something truly, definitely, or amazing is as described.
Nanny state is a term of British origin that conveys a view that a government or its policies are overprotective or interfering unduly with personal choice.