Palin said in an interview shortly after Trig was born: "I'm looking at him right now, and I see perfection. I keep thinking in our world, what is normal and what is perfect?" That is the subversive promise of children like Trig, undermining all our superficial assumptions about what's truly important.
The Palins will have a humbling, heartbreaking and inspiring lesson in life's priorities from Trig. Here's hoping it's one that, one way or the other, the rest of us share.
Apparently the Miracle of the Airplane and the Miracle of the Bridge weren't enough, for Sarah so loveth the world, that she gave her only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.