Here’s what the Drudge Report had to say 10 years ago this week:

MOORE BRINGS DOWN HOUSE: LONGEST STANDING OVATION ‘IN HISTORY OF CANNES’ FOR BUSH BASH FILM

20 mins standing ovation for FAHRENHEIT 9-11, yelling, screaming, cheering… ‘This is the longest standing ovation in the history of the festival! Unbelievable!’ declared Cannes stalwart Thierry Fremaux. Moore, raising fist, unable to speak over crowd, vows to fight… Controversial scene in film shows wounded American GI in Iraq talking about how Democrats must win election… Movie shows video of U.S. soldiers laughing as they place hoods over Iraqi detainees, with one of them grabbing a prisoner’s genitals through a blanket…

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