You think Joe Biden's approval rating is bad now? Just wait till Christmas.

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If you think President Biden's approval ratings are bad now, just watch what happens if Christmas turns out to be a huge national bummer.

The chances are pretty high. For weeks now, retailers have been warning that pandemic-related supply chain snarls will probably make some sought-after items hard to find during the shopping rush. Even local bookstores are sounding the alarm. And after this weekend's mass cancelation of flights by Southwest Airlines, some experts are warning holiday travel will be difficult, too. Another complicating factor: JetBlue, Southwest, and American have all told their employees they must comply with vaccine mandates by Dec. 8 — smack dab in the middle of peak travel season.

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