Close, but Not There (Mark 12:28-44)

One scribe at least appears to be willing to talk with Christ and understand what Christ is teaching.  Finally, we see a teacher of Israel at least treating Christ as an equal.  We know that Christ is not an equal, but it is better than the previous context where the leadership desires to trap Christ.  So, will the leaders follow Christ and submit to Him?  How does a woman who gives with a cheerful heart indict the current leadership?