No, really. Miles Mathis explains.
Let me start by asking you this: why do you think they call it The Onion? Have you ever asked yourself that? If it is just a satire-news site, why call it The Onion? Is satire or comedy normally multilayered? No, it is normally pretty much single-layered. I suggest to you that The Onion is written out of Langley and its various annexes and that its main functions are misdirection and tension-release.