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Please clarify the following in red. It's from <<Leading the Life You Want>> by Stewart D. Friedman.
Springsteen is the front man, the band leader, The Boss. It was a nickname he earned in his early performing days, as the one who collected money and distributed it to his bandmates. He didn't particularly like the nickname---why would an artist so aligned with the plight of the working man?---but it stuck.
Is it saying "it isn't possible or natural that an artist who is sympathetic to the plight of the working man likes the nickname, The Boss"?