Look, here's why Romney lost. The only ones feeling pain in this economy are the private market producers. Obama said as much with "the private market is doing just fine." What he is saying is don't expect any help from him because he doesn't believe in the private market to begin with.
People on welfare feel no pain because they get a check. Their heating bills go up, they get subsidized. Food bill go up, they get an increase in food stamps. They were eliminated as a Romney voters.
People who work in government feel no pain. They've continued to get raises and no layoffs. Eliminated as voters.
Single mothers feel no pain. They will continue to get the earned income tax credit from taxpayers to "raise them out of government-