Apparently she gets her concert banter straight from the Obama administration.

(USA Today) — Barbra Streisand warmed up for her highly anticipated homecoming with a tour-opening concert Monday at Wells Fargo Center before a sold-out crowd of 12,000. The Barbra: Live tour continues Thursday and Saturday at the new Barclays Center in her native Brooklyn. [...]

The singer was dressed in an elegant floor-length skirt topped with a black sequined vest and jacket and a sparkly necklace.

After  an aching The Way He Makes Me Feel (from Yentl), she answered audience questions, turning political on a query about Big Bird. ‘“I hope nobody shows Mitt Romney how to get to Sesame Street — or Pennsylvania Avenue.”