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Why can’t our politicians and media speak like this? When I first saw this ad last night, I had no idea what Masimo was or what it did but the message genuinely floored me. This is the optimism and self-image our nation needs right now. We’re a good country worth standing up for.  Thank you, Masimo.

So what is Masimo? The ad actually caused me to find out. Joe Kiani, the medical technology company’s Iranian-born founder, is an American hero who, per Wikipedia, also created the Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation, and Competition in Healthcare, an organization dedicated to delivering advanced healthcare and improving patient safety worldwide. Here he is on CNBC talking about how Masimo’s technology is playing a major role in saving lives during the COVID-19 crisis. He and his company are a vital sign that America’s going to be okay.

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