If anybody needed any more proof that the ABA is little more than just another heavily politicized liberal lobby group, witness its new rating of DC Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Brett Kavanaugh, a superbly credentialed and highly liked and respected lawyer who just so happens to work in a top job in the Bush White House. Because of Democratic stalling tactics, he has been rated by the ABA not once, not twice, but three times. The first time, the ABA committee by a "substantial majority" gave him its highest rating of "well qualified," while a minority rated him "qualified." The second time he was rated, he earned the exact same designation. This time, though, after being subject to a senatorial "hold" because, indirectly at least, Hillary R. Clinton seems to have a Whitewater-related personal vendetta against him, his ratings suddenly changed. Now a "substantial majority" rate him "qualified," while only a minority rate him "well qualified."