I guess you could say its bad for democracy to only have one candidate; on the other hand there should be a limit to the number of races you could lose.
From the Associated Press:
Two Democrats have signed up for their party’s Senate primary - former state Representative Erik Fleming of Clinton and perennial candidate Shawn O’Hara. Both have lost statewide elections after failing to raise enough cash to run effective campaigns.
Filed under: 2008 Senate, Thad Cochran