(B) may perceive their opponent (A) to be elitist or condescending if the one-way status of rivalry becomes clear. Conversely, (A) may consider (B) to be desperate or insecure.
2. Perhaps the most significant example in US society is the South's antagonism for the North. Many Southerners still bear great ill will toward the North for their victory in the Civil War and subsequent control during Reconstruction, some even believing that the North may be actively attempting to "keep them down". Actual antagonism from Northerners toward the South is generally limited to jokes about the Southern accent and the like.