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Karl Rove runs to escape the tornado in this "Wizard of Oz" -like sequence. But like Dorothy, this storm carries him and his little dog Toto far away from his home state. The national political storm is, of course, the outing of Valerie Plame (Valerie Wilson). Regardless of whether Rove committed a crime, he did leak her identity. Rove is finding the land of D.C. much harder to control than Texas.