Fr. Brian Harrison's analysis at Renew America seems spot on to me! But perhaps you think Fr. Harrison's view is too cynical? Take a look at this article:
Crisis for Pope Francis as top-level cardinals tell him: your synod could lead to the collapse of the church
The pope wasn't joking when he told everybody to "make a mess." and apparently he is the biggest mess-maker of all. Keep praying for the Synod!