Explain the liberal reformers and republicans who could be to blame

In his article, Louis Menand considers the cause of Americans’ loss of faith in government and, who, if anyone, is to blame. He focuses his article on discussing two books that blame two very different types of people.

In a minimum 150 word post, explain the two types of people who could be to blame and the reasons for their culpability in Americans’ loss of faith. If after reading his piece, you believe one of those people is to blame, articulate which one and why.

You should look trough the article and response to the article 150 words just your thoughts, no references needed.