I read the transcript of his short discussion, and I didn't get the impression he was whining. He was just stating that he was going to have to make some changes going forward. As we all do, when it comes to where we live.
Unfortunately, government actions regarding what is best for us may not be what we think is best. When that occurs, we have to either accept their decisions, or make a change.
For those who think Mikelson should be happy with whatever he makes, I would turn it around and ask them whether they are happy with what they make (compared to the vast majority of the world, we are ALL extremely wealthy), and if they could realize an immediate 13.3% increase in income, would they do it?