Tracey hearts Obama

May 08, 2008

Tracey hearts Obama

Tracey Ullman wanted to do a send-up of Barack Obama and his old flame, cigarette smoking, on her Showtime series, "State of the Union."

But Ullman's brand of comedy can be costly.

"I'd wanted to . . . have him desperately singing 'Nothing Compares 2 U' to a cigarette in a bathroom," she told the Daily News. "But I couldn't afford the $20,000 publishing rights to the song!"

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