Which Cable Network Just Hired George Zimmerman’s Attorney?

Mark O’Mara, one of the attorneys representing George Zimmerman in his murder trial over the summer, is now joining CNN as its newest legal analyst. The announcement was officially made during O’Mara’s Friday appearance on New Day, and O’Mara added on his blog he’ll be “appearing regularly on CNN to offer my insight on a number of high-profile legal matters.”

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The reaction has, needless to say, been mixed. Here’s a sampling of some of the reactions on Twitter:

The Huffington Post was also shocked by the news, with this banner headline at the top of the HuffPost Media page:

O’Mara made frequent appearances on CNN before and during the trial.

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