The former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential candidate made a surprise appearance on Comedy Central's "Colbert Report" Tuesday, discussing celebrity connections and her solutions for barnyard squabbles in a segment promoting her book, "Hard Choices."
"I will have you know, madam, I once did an entire show with President Bill Clinton," Colbert said.
"Oh! I hate to break this to you, but I've met him too," Clinton said.
Colbert also joked about the book's title. What about the truly hard choices -- such as, would you rather fight one horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses? Clinton answered by relating the question to politics.
"First, I'd try to find common ground between ducks and horses. For instance, they both grew up on old McDonald's farm. Then, I'd establish a timetable to achieve meaningful horse-duck dialogue," Clinton said. "And, Stephen, I'm convinced -- with patience and a strong commitment from our allies, the pigs and the geese, we'd have peace-peace here, peace-peace there, here a peace, there a peace, everywhere a peace-peace."
"E-I-E-I-Oh, you're good," Colbert said, as the crowd cheered.