The Independent live blog reports him tweeting:
My contempt for career politicians knows no bounds.
Well, considering he’s an MEP and a career politician, I can see his point. He is contemptible.
But tonight’s heroes are the handful of Tory MPs with some backbone to stand against an intransigent government determined to compel Brexit at any price, and contemptuous of the final authority of Parliament.
The incompetent May has been brought to heel. Democracy breathes again.