The greatest heresy to nanny-state liberalism is that some things are more important than (post-fetal) human life.
It’s not just liberalism. There are strains of conservatism, the kind that jeer at “nanny states,” that raise the sanctity of the individual so high that for them Billy Budd’s “God bless Captain Vere!” is incomprehensible.
all kinds of conservatism jeer at nanny states. Let’s not cede that prime ground for ridicule to the individuolators.
My brush was too broad.