Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 4172
bunbury, microcosm, rectitude, litotes
"This attack on Big Bird is no trivial matter", said Vice-Presidential candidate Joel Ryden in one of his infamous litotes, "it is an example of our opponents' lack of moral rectitude, a microcosm of the America they want to impose on us, an America in which mothers can no longer use bunburies to avoid other unwanted engagements as in 'No, Mildred, I cannot volunteer at your charity today; Tommy has swallowed Elmo's voice generator.' "
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