Sadly that premise is more widespread these days.
I was working the midway at a race when a big name promod engine builder walked by shaking his head with the deer in the headlights look.
>Hey, what's up with you?
<Awww man, I got to tell you that some of these customers can't make a decision to change a spark plug without my blessing.
It's both stupid and scary to me.
>Hmmmm, isn't baby sitting part of why you get those really big bucks?
<sigh, I guess so but it still seems way wrong on so many levels.