Morning Joe | February 27, 2013
>> else are we looking at, willie?
>>> from our parade of papers, "the los angeles times ." for the first time since 1999 , the music industry has reported an increase in global music sales . revenue for music sales hit $16.5 billion, that's a 3% increase from last year. adele deserves some credit for the gain. she had the top-selling album for the second year in a row.
>> she's amazing.
>> two straight years, one album.
>> how old's lucy?
>> lucy's 5.
>> has she gotten the whole one direction thing?
>> oh, has she?
>> isn't it crazy?
>> has she?
>> i'm telling you, seriously. so you've got a 4-year-old?
>> 5 and 3.
>> 5-year-old. kate is 9. and carly is 14.
>> i'm serious.
>> it's unbelievable.
>> these guys sell so much merchandise.
>> she argues with my husband that they are as big as the beatles .
>> stop it, now.
>> bigger than the jonas brothers .
>> they are.
>> they are bigger than the jonas brothers .
>> yes. speaking of the beatles .
>> mere mothey're moving up on the backstreet boys . the backstreet boys were pretty big.
>> one "d" is global.
>> one "d" is global. look at the beatles .
>> going crazy, throwing things like bras at them. i saw it myself.
>> we have one "d" toothpaste at my house.
>> we do, too.
>> a one "d" sink. i mean, all of these things. it's unbelievable. one "d" meatballs. it's crazy.
>> oh, man.
>> why haven't they been on the show?
>> one direction.
>> that's what carly keeps asking me. will you please have one "d" on? please?
>> what's the good of having the show?
>> we were thinking about having them on, but i spoke with harry. he's a little short on the sequester stuff.
>> oh, really?
>> you know who's very good at that is zain .
>> i always took leo as more of a macroeconomist.
>> you guys are scaring me. what's in "politico"?
>> we could do this all day.
>> kate has this, like, full-size cutout of liam .
>> we have him, too.
>> every time you turn around the corner. i always walk in and check the kids, make sure -- you know, wake up, i check, see how they're doing. i always walk in see how they're doing. in the window, there's a man, i'm, like, ah! every single time.
>> at the very least, we could have the cutouts on the show.
>> do you ever speak to zain ? the cutout zain ? do you ever speak to him?
>> listen, it's liam , okay? not zain . it's liam .
>> she likes liam .
>> she does. it's kind of disturbing.
>> well, now we have no time for "politico," but mike, it was good to see you.
>> a cutout.
>> one "p."
>> we missed you on friday, man. i look forward to -- one "p." one "politico." i love it. we miss you on friday. you can't take fridays off from us because we don't hear "happy friday."
>> i was in atlantic city for the dressage.
>> that's fantastic. no idea what you're talking about.
>> there's fiber in atlantic city .