The Rangers have played ball at that location since day one. To say that Bush "bullied and misled" the city is dishonest. The city, with the taxpayers consent, built this stadium not just for Bush, but for the ball club and whoever would have owned the club. The old stadium was originally a minor league facility and small/outdated.
The area where the stadium is located is a tourist area. There is Six Flags, a Water Park, Convention Center & a Horse Track located nearby. It is centrally located in the DFW drawing from the entire metro area and a vacation destination for many from TX, OK, and LA. The city collects many tax dollers of this engine and would not consider losing the ball club to Dallas.
The city have also tried to let themselves be "bullied and misled" by the Smithsonian and the Dallas Cowboys