Via Orlando Sentinel:

Former U.S. Rep. Alan Graysonis reporting today that he already has raised more than $500,000 in the final quarter of 2011 — a big haul that should boost efforts by the Orlando Democrat to return to Congress…..

“This is what People Power looks like,” said Grayson in a statement. His campaign noted that more than 12,000 supporters have contributed since Oct. 1 and that the average amount of these contributions is $42.

Grayson — best known for saying the Republican healthcare plan was for sick patients to “die quickly” — is running in a new Central Florida seat that the legislature is expected to create when finished with its once-a-decade process of redistricting.

Just sayin’.