"Roberts is saying that if Congress, to stimulate the economy, orders every middle-class American to buy a new car or face a $5,000 fine, such a mandate is within its power."
-- Patrick Buchanan
Other examples can be thought of...
"You are the new recruit? All right, you are engaged."
'"I really have no experience..."
"No one has any experience of the battle of Armageddon."
"But I'm really unfit..."
"You are willing, that is enough."
"Now, really, I know of no occupation for which mere willingness is the final test."
"I do. Martyrs. I am sending you to your death. Good day."'--G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday