The advocate puts forward convoluted and weak assertions which any disinterested observer would perceive as artificially constructed in order to make a case.
- Amazon's artificial barney with the nook
- Building company constructs dodgy artifice
- ASS of the Month*
- The ABC's artifice comes crashing down
- The ABC of arguing by artifice
- Fake but True an Argument by Artifice
For a comprehensive and considered written commentary on Argument by Artifice (and other fallacies) - see The skeptic's field guide to spotting fallacies in thinking - Humbug!