He is never illogical, as far as I know.
The comparison is totally regarding the public and the press’ outward reaction.
“. . . The fish rots from the head down, and so do republics. . .
“Obama flew Air Force One from Washington to Williamsburg, Va., requiring a wide-bodied transatlantic jet that holds 500 people to ferry him a distance of a little over 100 miles. And, unlike their British and Canadian counterparts, the American media are entirely at ease with it.”
I understand that kind of thing.
The Executive Branch of Government of the United States of America, the most powerful nation on earth, and all that it entails.
Which person are you comparing it to?