This article argues a case for eating squirrel meat. It claims that hunting and eating squirrels is "as American as apple pie." It also says that there are many traditions focused around squirrel hunting and many guns that have been crafted with its purpose focused around squirrel hunting. It claims that squirrels are one of the most common animals hunted in North America.
The article goes on to say that squirrel meat is one of the best meats out there. It compares it to a Spanish acorn-fed pig which is a very sought after delicacy that can sell for around $170 per pound. Since squirrels feed mostly on nuts like acorns and pecans, it also has a nutty, buttery flavor to it. Because of these reasons, squirrels do not deserve the bad reputation they seem to be getting when it comes to culinary value.