1. Things are done decently and in order.
2. Our polity does not allow for public slander.
3. Matters of doctrine cannot easily be discussed.
4. The standing orders normally require that notice is given before motions are put forward.
5. It is difficult to swing a surprise.
Once I would have considered #1, 3, 4 and 5 bad. Now they seem very good.
Assembly is coming folks. Just 10 short weeks away. Alert but not alarmed, Andrew says.