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Being a governor in preparation for presidency

As you may recall, Texas Governor Rick Perry sought the Republican Party's nomination for President. Likewise, of course, President George W. Bush had served as this state's governor for six years. Indeed, four of the last six presidents had previously served as governors of their respective states. Assess the extent to which service in this office offers good preparation for a future president. Do you think that someone serving as Governor of Texas would be better prepared than someone serving in the same capacity in another state? Why or why not?

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I think someone serving in the capacity of Governor in a more diversified state economically and demographically would be better suited for the position of President than someone from a state that does not possess the same type of experience ...

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The benefits of being a governor in preparation for a presidency are discussed.