Its because romney probably doesnt understand the common man. Much like most guys from his generation. Romney seems much more like a grandpa to me. I certainly dont expect my grandpa to relate to me, but that doesnt mean he isnt a good grandpa.
The office of president is a job, the ability of the president to understand me isnt all that important to me. His policies are...
To understand the people you govern greatly impacts the polocies you enact. But to each their own.