of political affiliation within the middle or moderate ideals. However the groupthink phenomena may be causing a rift that abnormally pushes those moderates to more hardline political views. In the new book Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter Cass Sunstein and Reid Hastie identify how the groupthink phenomena is affecting our political ideals. Is the polarizing ideals of our current two-party system destined to be overcome by groupthink? Groupthink is not a new phenomenon.