Re: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Grading & Discussion (Spoilers
^ Very true. And I think that the way Lee played it in this movie was that Saruman had basically already defected to Sauron's side and was completely manipulating the others.
"Two things have always been true about human beings. One, the world is always getting better. Two, the people living at that time think it`s getting worse."