Public Opinion vs. Sortition

There’s been some recent discussion here of the possibility that a randomly-selected decision-making body (an Allotted Chamber, or AC) might disagree with the people it represents because the former is well-informed and has thought things through carefully but the latter has not. James Fishkin discusses a movie that illustrates this possibility well–

http://www.one-country.com/061magictown.html

Thought this might be useful for the discussion.