Obama must be too busy staring at this reflection and listening to a CD of his best speeches to see what's happening in the midterm elections. I couldn't have asked for anything better from this Administration "Energy Department Says It Has Mandate to Force Market Transformation for Household Appliances" The fourth one, which the secretary and I love, said Zoi, is where we have a mandate. Where we can actually just issue regulations and do market transformation. Energy Department Says It Has ?Mandate? to Force ?Market Transformation? for Household Appliances | CNSnews.com Just in time for the mid-term elections too! Democrats only "man date" is in the back seat of a limo with Larry Sinclair.