It was as if he were watching a tall stranger with a wand pointing to the embarrassed phantom that was himself, and ruthlessly exposing its frailties! And yet that pitiless showman was himself too himself as he wanted to be, cheerful, brave, resourceful, indomitable.
Jack is the showman the brassy frontman and the snake-oil trader.jack white
I am a showman by profession...and all the gilding shall make nothing else of me.p. t. barnum
[Jack White] is the showman the brassy frontman and the snake-oil trader.