Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano would no doubt claim "The system worked" when she vetted Mohamed Elibiary, her latest appointee to the Homeland Security Advisory Council.
Here is the dirt on him:
Mohamed Elibiary was one of the speakers at a December 2004 conference in Dallas entitled "A Tribute to the Great Islamic Visionary," Ayatollah Khomeini. When Rod Dreher of the Dallas Morning News called him on this, he threatened Dreher, telling him: "Expect someone to put a banana in your exhaust pipe."
Here is an article by Robert Spencer who knows Mr. Elibiary.
Don't you feel safer already?