Shrewd Putin falls not for Obama’s clumsy ploy. . .

. . . invites diplomats’ kids to a party!

. . . rather than deporting diplomats in tit-for-tat retaliation, [Putin] instead invited the children of U.S. envoys to a New Year celebration for kids held at a concert hall on the grounds of the Kremlin.

Peeved president stumbles again.

via Russia Threatens to Expel Diplomats, Then Backs Off – WSJ