Since I was a small boy, trying to get to sleep at night, I've told stories in my head, fanciful tales about worlds beyond ours and alien races. All of these stories devolve around a kind of myth about how a higher order race converts a human being into a near immortal for the purpose of rapidly advancing the human race beyond the current dead-ends of science, religion, and politics, so that humans can evolve and expand into the billions o star of this gallaxy. Every since the first humans looked up at the stars they have wondered about a single question -- where did they come from. I've read a fair number of books by eminent physicists talking about Einstein's theory, black matter, and the unanswered questions of why the Universe exists. Everyone seems to skip the underlying question -- where did that first massive molecule that exploded into the "Big Bang" come from. Did it simply spring into existence in some kind of quantum storm or mistake, or is there a God. We ignore all of this because we want to make sense about what we can't understand.
There are more than a billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy and it would beggar the imagination to think that we are the only intelligent creature or Earth is unique as a planet. It might also seem incredible to believe that Albert Einstein and all the scientists since have answers to the questions about what is gravity or how going faster than light is impossible. We relegate stories to a genre of SiFi and are very creative in making real a Universe that is more real than the idea that we are alone or that traveling across space and even time is impossible. So it should not be surprising that some people see these UFO's for what they may really be -- alien space craft.
But lets take that idea and play with it. If they were really UFOs, if the the Israeli former Intelligence Chief's sudden disclosure about some group called the Galactic Federation has a germ of truth, or that as some seeming nut cases believe there are five different alien races that are in contact with the US or others, then why all the sightings, what's the point.
In my mind one point might be to make real the impossible, to make the world's people, querulous, spiteful, etc. start to accept the possibility that there are other races and peoples, if the sudden interest and seemingly daily observations of these craft were what I would write in a story, then I'd say we are getting closer to that momentous day when we have First Contact.
Of course we might hope that it comes from Asghar protectors of Stargate, not Gould or Ori. We might hope it is not Klingon or Romulin of Star Trek, or Peacekeepers and Skarn of Farscape, or worse yet, Dalits and Cybermen of Dr. Who. Lets hope whoever masters interstellar travel is the good kind of aliens, not the worst of the worst.
So if they are benevolent, then they might think about beaming up a few Republican politicians, QAnon conspiracy people, and of course Donald Trump, it would help everyone get through this perilous time.