From the article: At some point, all anointed ones who are still on earth will be gathered to heaven to share in the war of Armageddon.
So they have no worry about being called to account for what they are doing because all the things JW's are waiting for will take place AFTER they (GB) are dead and buried.
From the article: This means that the Governing Body will no longer be with us on earth.
Maybe they are setting up a different hierarchy later that will let the lawyers and bean counters rule and this is their way of starting to get everyone used to it. That's my rumor.