It's a tough job. The less he has to worry about trivial matters the more he can focus on important issues. The same can be said about almost any job. Certainly there is a line between acceptable and irresponsible, but it's a reality that we simply have to understand.
And JonJon is wrong. You don't elect servants to be leaders. Ultimately he may have to answer to the people, but it's the people who willingly select the man to lead their nation.