The notion of randomly selecting law makers appears to be getting a lot more traction in the international media of late. Below are links to an article about Sortition in 4 different mainstream media outlets: 3 in the US, and 1 in Australia.
The original article was written by an ex-member of the House of Representatives in the US and a team of political researchers.
The San Diego Union Tribune
The Los Angeles Daily News
The Houston Chronicle
The Sydney Morning Herald