I doubt most Americans have a clue about the Mau Mau Revolution, including me.
The problem is that Huckabee talked in the same breath about the Mau Mau Revolution, which happened in Kenya.
African secret society devoted to ending European rule, 1950, from the Kikuyu language of Kenya.
(also mao-mao) To coerce with rough treatment; terrorize: The pressure ladies half-successfully mao-maoed Communications Minister Francis Fox to censure the offending shows/ I've been a mayor for nine years and I've been Mau-Maued by the best
[1970+; fr the Mau Maus, a terrorist group in Kenya in the 1950s]