Clinton teases interviewer who confused Holder and Booker: 'They all look alike'

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDershowitz to The Atlantic: Do not violate Constitution to safeguard it Why Joe Biden (or any moderate) cannot be nominated GOP Rep. Tom Marino resigns from Congress MORE during an event over the weekend teased the interviewer who confused former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderHolder: If Trump directed Cohen to lie, impeachment proceedings ‘must begin’ William Barr's only 'flaw' is that he was nominated by Trump Protecting voices of all voters is critical to free and fair elections MORE and Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerWe need action on personal cybersecurity Gillibrand and Booker play 'How Well Do You Know Your Co-Worker' game amid 2020 speculation The Hill's Morning Report — Trump’s attorney general pick passes first test MORE (D-N.J.). 

Recode's Kara Swisher during a Q&A asked Clinton, "What do you think of Cory Booker … saying, ‘Kick them in the shins’?" 

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She was likely referring to Holder's recent comment that when Republicans go low, "we kick them." Holder has faced widespread backlash for the comment, which members of the GOP said amounted to a call for violence, though Holder has insisted it was a metaphor.

"That was Eric Holder," Clinton replied, correcting Swisher.

"I know they all look alike," she joked, to a burst of laughter from the audience. 

"No, they don’t," Swisher quickly replied, then added: "Oh, well done." 

Holder and Booker are both black men. 

Clinton during the back-and-forth also said she believes "what’s often called political correctness is politeness."

"It’s respecting the diversity that we have in our society," she continued. "The Democratic Party is a much more diverse political party, attracting people who are African-American, Latino, LGBT ... And I don’t think it’s politically correct to say, we value that." 

"I don’t want to go around insulting people, painting people with a broad brush," she said. "That’s childish."