A spineless, indecisive sissy courted by democrats with the promise of entitlements and hate crime legislation. The group of candy asses includes prancing poofters, mama's boys, pantywaists, mush wimps, guys who drive chick cars, and residents of Berkeley, California.
That William sure is a Candy Ass. He is so spineless, he wants the government to wipe his nose and be responsible for his failures.
(noun) A person who displays insufficient fortitude or toughness in a difficult or uncomfortable situation; by extension, a person or thing which is inadequate to the purpose at hand. Can be turned into an adjective by adding -ed ("candy-assed"). Frequently heard in the military.
"He was too much of a candy ass to do a hundred push-ups and run ten miles before breakfast."