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360 video: Turn the camera around (and around and around) at a Trump rally

Note: to use the 360 functionality, use your cursor over the video above to scroll around the room. If you're viewing on a mobile device, open the link in the YouTube app. 

You can count on a few staples at most Donald Trump political rallies: There's Elton John's "Tiny Dancer" on the playlist; a rowdy crowd; patriotic pre-show entertainment; and a few hecklers.

And then there's the moment at virtually every rally when Trump complains to supporters that news cameras -- which typically focus on whoever's speaking at any candidate's campaign event, or any unexpected interruptions -- aren't showing the massive turnout that illustrates the scale of his support. "Turn the cameras around!" he tells reporters in the press pen. "Show the crowd!" The GOP front-runner had the same complaint Thursday night, at the veterans fundraiser he held at Drake University in Des Moines while the rest of the GOP presidential field was debating across town.

But our cameras were already turned around. To be more precise: we used a 360 camera to record everything, all around. If you've ever wondered what it's like to attend a Trump campaign event, this is as close as you can get without actually being there. Here is the crowd at a Donald Trump rally -- all of it.

Watch it above.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said at multiple rallies during his campaign that TV news cameras "never" film the audience or the arena during his rallies. (Video: Reuters)