Will Lord Botham will put Tehan off his meat and two veg in trade talks?… Public broadcasters – Lord Moloch and the one true truth … Gassy Gus Taylor ducking talks in the main street of Yass … Liberal “moderates” trying to squeeze out of the climate closet … Menacing crisis looms in the US with Trump’s Lazarinthine rise … Thereabouts – Muscular PR for Catholic Church in Sydney … The “AUSUK” view from Otago