The sign refers to Sunday’s National Football League game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington football team. It read that the Chiefs — who, like the Washington team, have a Native American-themed logo and mascot — will “scalp the Redskins,” “feed them whiskey,” and “send 2 reservation.”
Accounts conflict as to how long the sign remained in front of the Sonic. Some claim it was only “about 15 minutes.” But the official Sonic Drive-In twitter account only notes that the sign was up for “less than an hour”:
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