VDARE On Trump's DHS Pick—Good To See A General Who Considers A Southern Invasion An "Existential" Threat
December 08, 2016, 01:44 PM
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We wrote about  Trump's pick for head of DHS, John Kelly, who as commander of the US Southern Command was responsible for guarding the Southern Border from military threats, in 2014
Breaking a trend of abysmally PC military leadership, the head of U.S. Southern Command recently dropped a bomb on the open borders crowd. Border security is now an “existential” threat to the country, according to the commander of U.S. Southern Command, Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly. [Top General Says Mexico Border Security Now ‘Existential’ Threat to U.S., by Molly O’Toole, Defense One, July 5, 2014].

Marine Corps General John Kelly, Head of U.S. Southern Command, Says Border Security an “Existential” Threat to the U.S. Main Stream Media Ignores Him,

What Kelly actually said was

In comparison to other global threats, the near collapse of societies in the hemisphere with the associated drug and illegal alien flow are frequently viewed to be of low importance… Many argue these threats are not existential and do not challenge our national security. I disagree.

SOUTHCOM chief: Central America drug war a dire threat to U.S. national security, Military Times, July 8, 2014

Note that he actually used the words illegal aliens—even our story about him quoted an MSM source, one of hundreds, that said "with the associated drug and [undocumented immigrant] flow".
So that's a cheerful thought, and Federale has more cheerful thoughts below.