Back then, when partners of stars melted into the background, it was a barnstorming stealing of the show.
Not long after that, during a barnstorming tour of the country, he suffers the fate of all martyrs.
After such a barnstorming stage debut, and while “my heart is in theater,” screen acting intrigues him.
The president is barnstorming factories in swing states, banking on a return of jobs in time for the election.
As the barnstorming tour moves across America, Walker also seems to become increasingly fixated on Cuba.
His high-profile barnstorming on behalf of John McCain in 2008 finished the job.
He spent the last two years barnstorming around the country on behalf of Mitt Romney.
1815, in reference to a theatrical troupe's performances in upstate New York barns (usually featuring short action pieces to suit vulgar tastes); extended 1896 to electioneering, 1928 to itinerant airplane pilots who performed stunts at fairs and races. Related: Barnstormed; barnstorming.