When Sonic Drive-In announced in late June that a Florida unit would begin selling beer and wine, it ignited a firestorm of reaction as observers weighed in on the implications.
 Most controversial, according to comments made online by readers, was the idea that an establishment specializing in drive-in service would promote alcohol consumption. Others pointed to the fact that many fast-food workers are too young to serve alcohol.
 But even as the notions of ingesting a fast-food meal and ...

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