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Watch Michael Gove Talk About "Game Of Thrones" In Someone's Garden

The government chief whip turned up in James Delingpole's garden to wax lyrical about Tyrion Lannister.

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Right, first things first: There's this video involving Michael Gove. And it's a bit odd.

It starts with James Delingpole, the libertarian anti-wind-farm journalist, standing in his own garden. At which point the former education secretary and current government chief whip turns up, in a sort of call-and-response pantomime setting.

(Click the speaker in the bottom right of the Vine to hear the audio.)

After hauling Gove over a fence, Delingpole asks the chief whip of the British government just one question: "What's the best bit of Game of Thrones"?

And Gove talks about an unlikely victory led by a "misshapen dwarf" who is "thought in the eyes of some to be a toxic figure", in a reference to who knows what.

Watch the full bizarre video here:

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Absolutely no idea why this was made.

Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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