In the fight for the hearts and minds of reporters, and the precious “narrative” of how a debate unfolds, there’s never too much flooding of the zone that can occur—even if it’s designed solely to tweak Democrats inside the debate hall. But there are limits, it turns out. Colin Reed, America Rising’s executive director, was sitting just outside the security line Tuesday afternoon trying to get into the debate a few hours before showtime. It turns out that the digital route may be the only way America Rising was going to get into room. Democrats, according to Reed, weren’t willing to let him into the main event.