“We should be reforming our criminal justice system in such a way that we are not incarcerating non-violent offenders in ways that renders them incapable of getting a job after they leave office,” he said.
Taking his cue from the laughter, Obama acknowledged the Freudian slip.
“Little slip of the tongue there,” he said. “Tyler is going to give me a job once I leave.”
Obama recalled President Clinton’s 1993 quip while giving a tour that the White House was “the crown jewel of the federal penal system.”