Thought Chris Christie was done talking about politics in New Jersey?

Think again.

The former governor, known for his often brash leadership style that propelled him to the national stage as a tell-it-like-it-is politician, is about to unveil The Christie Institute of Public Policy, a non-profit, nonpartisan institute at his alma mater, Seton Hall University School of Law.

And the goal of the program headed by the guy who became a Youtube sensation for his town hall shouting matches, boardwalk brouhahas and willingness to tell a heckler to “sit down and shut up”?

Bring civility to today’s politics.

“Unfortunately our politics have gotten so ugly and divisive in the country that people are not having civilized conversations,” Christie told NJ Advance Media.

The institute will not focus on New Jersey politics. Instead, the issues he hopes it’ll tackle will stretch far beyond the Garden State.  […]