I guess the above title implies that he can't be both. I do not intend that implication.
John Boehner insists that everything is the government's fault, and he is posturing at the expense of the average American.
The problem with using tea leaves and tea bags to make your economic forecasts and calculations is that the resulting answers, and all related analyses, are completely wrong ALL the time. No matter how much it is couched in patriotism, or cloaked in the mantle of the Constitution, it's all just lies being told by liars.
Even the real-life capitalists like Bloomberg, Buffet, Gates and the other richest, most successful capitalists in the world, know that people like Boehner are liars. (Or idiots.) (Or both.)
Boehner’s Views on Economy Contradicted by Indicators, Studies