Asher Price The Texas Wind Rush: It started with an Unlikely Leader By Cindee Talley • Sep 17, 2013 texastribune.org George W Bush. When you think of that name what comes to mind? The Yale party boy of the late 1970s? The son of a Yankee blueblood who made a ton of money on Texas oil? The son of a politician? A native of Midland? A Texas oil baron? A Texas governor? President of the United States? September 11? Wind energy champion?