The answers were staring at us in country music all along.
Reince Priebus defends himself.
Romney can save the party.
I agree. Further, striking is a protected class of behavior, either legally protected or protected by bargaining power. A worker who decides to stop coming to work one day isn't striking, he's quitting.
As you point out, if a bunch of capitalists got together and coordinated a withdrawal of their economic activity from the market, they'd likely be brought up on anti-trust charges.