Flaws of liberal democracy?

i define liberal democracy as a system with constraints on rulers/officerholders, checks and balances, civil liberties etc- i define minimalist democracy as a system with free, competitive, frequent elections where the electorate decides who to choose as a leader, and then leaves most decision making power to... show more i define liberal democracy as a system with constraints on rulers/officerholders, checks and balances, civil liberties etc-

i define minimalist democracy as a system with free, competitive, frequent elections where the electorate decides who to choose as a leader, and then leaves most decision making power to teh leader, to be their representative

i know the obvious answer for most americans is that liberal democracy is much better, but im looking for a different perspective to show some of the flaws to the former as opposed to the latter...


and why liberal democracy might not work in some countries and minimalist democracy might...
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