“Here’s what I’d do. First, I’d try to find common ground between ducks and horses. For instance, they both grew up on old MacDonald’s farm. Then, I’d establish a timetable to achieve meaningful horse-duck dialogue. 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.”

— Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton successfully landing a joke about the diplomatic relationship between farm animals during a guest appearance on “The Colbert Report” Tuesday night. Clinton and the show’s host, Stephen Colbert, traded name drops (she knows “O” as in Oprah, and George Lucas) in a “surprise segment” that looked to us like just an extended plug for the former first lady’s new book, “Hard Choices.”

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