Less than half (48 percent) of households today are married couples, down from 76 percent in 1940.
The number of children receiving food stamps remains higher than it was before the start of the Great Recession in 2007. [read: Obama has seriously ramped up food stamp dependence.]
The rate of children living with married parents who receive food stamps has doubled since 2007. In 2014, an estimated 16 million children, or about one in five, received food stamp assistance compared with the roughly 9 million children, or one in eight, that received this form of assistance prior to the recession. [Read: Obama the food stamp president.}
Source: Government data, US Census
And remember, that Obama himself has said that using welfare as a voting tool was his objective.
Obama also said he viewed welfare recipients and “the working poor” as “a majority coalition” that could be mobilized to help advance progressive policies and elect their champions.
Obama does not love independent Americans that is for certain.