"Maximum Toxicity" is:
(a) A straight-to-cable Charlie Sheen/Emilio Estevez movie from 1987.
(b) The description of environmental quality in New Orleans according to a FEMA report issued, then hastily withdrawn, two years after Hurricane Katrina.
(c) The Spinal Tap album released immediately before "Smell the Glove."
(d) The point the GOP has now reached, according to one political blog this morning, where an unhappy base, dismal fundraising, and poor candidate recruitment all come together in one perfect storm.