It avoids that treacly, touchy-feely ground on which Democrats so love to walk.
We are uncomfortable having the “touchy-feely” conversations with our buddies about sadness and guilt and stress.
And so every presidential campaign of the television age has pushed the touchy-feely button.
Nursing is touchy-feely, and America is squeamish about anything touchy-feely outside of sex and art.
Having to do with sensitivity training and other such goings-on where people touch and feel each other: They're all part of the touchie-feelie movement/ It's not going to be a touchy-feely thing (1970s+)