Headscratchers: The Secret World

Why does Henry Cicero, senator from Michigan, have a New York accent (or something a lot like it)

This is a minor nitpick I suppose, but it is something that stuck out as odd for a highly successful politician to have.
  • Maybe he only puts a "back home" accent on for constituents. As an extension, maybe he just puts on a New York accent to greet us - since nobody who hears him there will be telling on him, it's actually good politics to have secrets to share. Helps everybody feel they're all on the same side.