How to explain it? Failure by design; a grandstanding exercise? The stand-pats simply do not understand that rights granted or benefits extended simly cannot be rescinded. Just as the ACA cannot be undone, the Reedy Creek improvement district cannot be terminated. Though the organizers did allow for an exit when all debts are paid.
Just need to admit I only visited the Florida venue once and thought it an abomination–people actually paying to be treated like cattle. But then, Americans like standing in lines. Which is why all the fuss over long lines to vote makes no sense. waiting makes people feel what they are after is important.
Voting early also makes people feel special. We voted on Republican primary ballots so we could negate suggestions we did not like AND to support a woman for the County Commission.